Chancellor George Osborne has announced a series of radical reforms to the UK's restrictive pensions industry. But will his changes really give our pensioners greater control over their retirement funds or will they just blow it all on a Lamborghini?
As two lucky punters share a £390m jackpot, we look at the biggest lottery winners around the world…
Somewhere out there, two people are sitting on lottery tickets that have won them the second-largest prize in the history of the US lottery.
The as-yet-unknown winners have each netted half of the $636 million prize – that’s the equivalent to £195 million each. The winner of the next Mega Millions draw will have to content themselves with a mere $15 million, as this massive jackpot was the result of 22 draws without a winner.
While most people have never even imagined scooping a win that large, it’s not the largest. Back in March 2012 the Mega Millions jackpot was an epic $656 million, which was split between three lucky punters.
So we’ve been taking a look at some of the other winners who’ve won incredible prizes and gone public. And where they are now…
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But will it bring them happiness?
Stupid question really!
My dad once said. "I'd sooner be rich and miserable than poor and miserable!"
All I wont is enough to live on and be able to pay the bills and may be have a holiday or two a year.
I'm not greedy.
congratulations , wow what do you say. get a very " very , good accountant, and pay the very least you can get away with, enjoy life, burn the begging letters, forget any charities for you can if you want make a difference direct in stead of being syphoned away and not going to the cause .
wishing a long and stupendous happiness and health now and a very long future .
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