The Scotsman cartoon: Yes campaign lottery winners

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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A couple who won £161 million on the EuroMillions lottery have given £2.5million to the pro-independence campaign in the past year, donation figures have revealed.

SNP supporters Chris and Colin Weir, who claimed the prize in 2011, have each given £1.25million to the Yes Campaign since April 1 2013.

It follows their £1million donation to the campaign the previous year.

Yes Scotland said that it has received more than £3million in donations in the past year.