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Budget 'to secure Britain's future'
Chancellor George Osborne will set out his first Tory-only Budget

Budget 'to secure Britain's future'

George Osborne is to sweeten the pill of dramatic welfare curbs with tax cuts as he promises reforms to "secure Britain's future" in his first Tory-only Budget.

World news

Sunday deadline for Greek debt plan

Sunday deadline for Greek debt plan

Frustrated eurozone leaders have given Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance to come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin.

Sport news

Williams up for Sharapova showdown

Williams up for Sharapova showdown

Serena Williams cannot wait for her grudge Wimbledon semi-final with Maria Sharapova, claiming: "I think she brings out the best in me".

Business news

FGW trains set for strike chaos

FGW trains set for strike chaos

Train services on some of the country's busiest routes will be "significantly" hit from tonight because of a strike by rail workers.

Technology news

BBC backs digital literacy scheme

BBC backs digital literacy scheme

The BBC is to give a microcomputer to every year seven child in the UK as part of a scheme to encourage digital literacy.

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Corrie to announce Deirdre's death

Corrie to announce Deirdre's death

Deirdre Barlow, one of Coronation Street's longest-running characters, will be killed off tonight following the death of the actress Anne Kirkbride.

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