We'll Still Be Boring, Say [Pounds Sterling]10m Lotto Couple

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STILL wearing his regular flat cap and raincoat, Michael O'Shea was adamant that a [pounds sterling]10million lottery win would not change his life as he celebrated with his wife Jean yesterday.

'We won't be moving - we've been in the same home for 35 years and we're very happy,' said the 67-yearold retired builder.

Mrs O'Shea, 63, added: 'We will never be any different, no matter how much money we have.

'We rarely go out at night except for the odd meal and we are generally boring. We won't be having a big party, we're not that sort of people.' It was an unusually downbeat response to scooping the EuroMillions jackpot. But the couple from Sneinton, Nottingham, feel they are already winners in life's lottery after Mrs O'Shea survived breast cancer.

'She was diagnosed 17 years ago,' said her husband. 'It was the worst day of our lives when we found out and the best day was when we were told it was clear after radiotherapy.

When you've been through that and still have the woman you love, that's what I call lucky. …