£161m EuroMillions jackpot winners to divorce BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A couple who scooped Britain’s biggest Euromillions jackpot have announced “with deep regret” that they are to divorce, almost eight years after their massive win. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/161m-euromillions-jackpot-winners-to-divorce-38001335.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38001332.ece/45eaf/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_c9b87f66-8714-4ccf-a20b-b4cc2d2b1948_1 Email A couple who scooped Britain’s biggest Euromillions jackpot have announced “with deep regret” that they are to divorce, almost eight years after their massive win. Chris and Colin Weir, who claimed the £161 million prize in 2011, confirmed their plans for the amicable separation as they revealed they have been living apart “for some time”. The couple, from Largs in North Ayrshire, who have been married for 38 years, have two grown-up children. A statement … [Read more...] about £161m EuroMillions jackpot winners to divorce
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A EuroMillions jackpot winner who scooped £71m has pledged to quit his factory job and go on a spending spree. Ade Goodchild, 58, wants a new house with a jacuzzi, "a few staff" and dream holidays to places such as the Grand Canyon and the Pyramids. He swigged champagne at a four-star hotel in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, after going public with his win on Wednesday, saying: "I'm not one of these winners who is going to say this win won't change me. It bloody well will, or at least I'll give it a damn good go." Mr Goodchild, from Hereford, who is single after two "amicable" divorces, was asked if he thought the money made him a more "attractive" romantic prospect. He replied: "Anybody I think I couldn't have pulled before has got no chance, because I haven't suddenly become more attractive overnight - just my wallet has." Mr Goodchild said he had in the past "done stupid things" which he had learned from, but joked he would be "stupid" to tell journalist what they were. He is … [Read more...] about The factory worker who won the £71m EuroMillions jackpot winner
Twenty-three Otago restaurants have achieved ''gold plate'' status in the Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards for 2019. The awards recognise the skill, expertise and talent of New Zealand's greatest chefs in cooking beef and lamb. More than 230 restaurants applied for the awards and 172 nationwide were selected after more than 100 independent culinary-trained assessors were sent out to ''mystery shop'' the restaurants and return their verdicts on whether the dishes had met the standard to be labelled as a leader of beef and lamb cuisine. Five Dunedin restaurants made the cut: McGavins Restaurant and Bar at Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge, Bacchus Wine Bar and Restaurant, Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, Vault 21 and Prohibition Smoke House. Oamaru's Cucina and T-Bar Restaurant at Brydone Hotel also made the cut alongside Invercargill's Paddington Arms. The others are dotted throughout Otago and Southland, including eight in Queenstown. Shaun Clouston, executive chef at Logan Brown in Wellington, … [Read more...] about Otago restaurants achieve gold plate standard
£115 million jackpot winners plan to share their good fortune with loved ones BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A couple who scooped a £115 million EuroMillions jackpot on New Year’s Day have described how they plan to share their good fortune with loved ones. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/115-million-jackpot-winners-plan-to-share-their-good-fortune-with-loved-ones-37680528.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37680524.ece/3d00b/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_ffcd813d-a678-4ca2-857c-d344c7ad4c1e_1 Email A couple who scooped a £115 million EuroMillions jackpot on New Year’s Day have described how they plan to share their good fortune with loved ones. Frances and Patrick Connolly, from Moira in Northern Ireland, have begun drawing up a list of family and friends which currently stands at 50, none of whom have been told of their imminent good fortune. Mrs Connolly, 52, said: “This is a massive sum of money and … [Read more...] about £115 million jackpot winners plan to share their good fortune with loved ones