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Price of a National Lottery ticket set to double

The price of a National Lottery ticket will double this year to £2, in a move which organisers hope will “refresh” the game and will hand increased prizes to the vast majority of winners.

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PM pledges millions for Team GB at Rio 2016 Olympics

David Cameron will today guarantee Lottery funding for Britain's best athletes for four more years in an attempt to confound predictions that the legacy of London 2012 might be squandered before the next Games, in 2016.