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Couple win £101m EuroMillions prize

A couple who have won the UK's third biggest lottery prize - more than £101 million - will be named on Tuesday.

The pair, from Cambridgeshire, have claimed the EuroMillions jackpot and will go public this afternoon, Camelot said.

They were the only winners in Friday's draw and have banked £101,203,600.70.

The couple's success means they are £1 million better off than David Bowie, the 703rd richest person in the country, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2011.

They move ahead of celebrity couples such as Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne (£95 million), and Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin (£48 million).

The biggest-ever EuroMillions prize was a £161 million jackpot won by Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs, Scotland, earlier this year. In October 2010 an anonymous British winner scooped £113 million in the draw.

The winning numbers were 18, 26, 34, 38 and 42. The Lucky Star numbers were 5 and 8.

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