Andre Greipel won his 15th career Tour Down Under stage as he burst to victory in a bunch sprint over the final 600 metres of stage four.
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Thursday 24 March 2011
The BBC is almost certain not to bid for a renewal of the right to screen live National Lottery draws when the contract comes up next year.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Iain Percy and Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson are back in battle mode, not just against Olympic rivals but their sport’s world governing body, the International Sailing Federation.
Friday 04 March 2011
National Lottery sales are expected to climb to £5.7bn for the 12 months to March, surpassing the previous £5.5bn record, which was set in 1998.
Thursday 03 March 2011
Camelot's ambitious move to expand its operations to allow people to top up their mobile phones and pay bills at its lottery terminals has been blocked by the regulator.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
National Lottery group Camelot's hopes of offering extra services were dashed today after regulators refused the move due to "serious" competition concerns.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
The media baron Richard Desmond launched The Health Lottery yesterday, a nationwide scheme that he claimed would generate £50m a year for charitable projects outside National Health Service funding.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Almost half a million adults in Britain have a serious problem with gambling and the rate is increasing, new research has revealed.
Sunday 13 February 2011
Thursday 06 January 2011
A search was under way today for the final two winners of the record- breaking Christmas Eve EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
A National Lottery jackpot prize of just under £1 million remains unclaimed.
Tuesday 28 December 2010
A record-breaking number of millionaires were created by the National Lottery this year, figures revealed today.
Thursday 23 December 2010
The champagne was on the house yesterday at Maldonado Bar in Palleja near Barcelona – and it was on everyone's clothes and hair, too. The owner, José Antonio Maldonado, will hope his clientele pick up the tab. He sold tickets that won €180m in Spain's Christmas lottery. As his customers cheered and popped corks, Mr Maldonado said: "I feel like Robin Hood. I know many people asphyxiated by the crisis that won the lottery in my bar."
Friday 17 December 2010
A Lotto jackpot prize of £5.6 million remains unclaimed, the National Lottery said today.
Thursday 02 December 2010
Two ticket-holders shared the mid-week Lotto jackpot of £11.2 million, Camelot said.
Friday 26 November 2010
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more