The Straits Times' News In A Minute: May 18, 2016

Upsetting to suggest boy's stress related to phone call: Lawyer; Animal welfare activist's car is returned; Lucky winner gets $8 million in Toto draw

In The Straits Times' News In A Minute, we look at:

* The lawyer representing Benjamin Lim's family in a coroner inquiry said today that it would be upsetting to suggest a correlation between the teen's mother speaking loudly to her son over the phone and the significant stress he appeared to be under. 

* Animal welfare activist Derrick Tan has successfully recovered his stolen car, about a day after it vanished in Johor Baru on Monday evening.

* A lucky punter who spent just $1 on the QuickPick option for Monday's Toto draw, was the sole winner of more than $8 million.