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Cuts to Severn Bridge tolls in 2018

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:11
Severn Bridge tolls for cars and vans will be cut to £5.40 in 2018, the chancellor announces in his Budget speech.

Chancellor introduces 'Google Tax'

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:10
Companies that move their profits overseas to avoid tax will be subject to a "diverted profits tax" from next month, the chancellor has said.

Chancellor reduces surplus target

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:03
Chancellor George Osborne has reduced the amount of Budget surplus he is aiming for by the end of the next parliament.

Europe drops asteroid sampling idea

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:02
Europe will not be mounting a sample-return mission to an asteroid, having rejected the MarcoPolo concept at the third time of asking.

Chancellor overhauls North Sea taxes

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:57
Chancellor George Osborne announces major changes to the North Sea tax regime, in response to difficulties facing the UK oil and gas sector.

Uber: Police swoop in two countries

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:56
Police in France raided Uber's offices on Monday and nearly 30 people connected to the company were charged with running an illegal firm in South Korea

Osborne hails more power for Wales

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:55
Chancellor George Osborne says more power is being given to Wales, backing a tidal lagoon project for Swansea and a city region deal for Cardiff in his Budget speech.

Priest suspended in sex abuse probe

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:53
A Roman Catholic priest is suspended from his North Lanarkshire parish amid a police investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse.

Selectors wrong to drop me - Cook

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:53
England batsman Alastair Cook criticises the selectors for dropping him as one-day captain ahead of the cricket World Cup.

Prince Harry to join wounded UK trek

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:51
Prince Harry reveals he will join wounded service personnel for part of a 1,000-mile trek around the UK later this year.

Huge marine reserve for Pitcairn

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:50
The UK government is to establish the largest marine reserve in the world around the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific.

VIDEO: Cyclone Pam: Aid trickles in to Tanna

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:48
As aid begins to trickle into remote islands of Vanuatu authorities in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu, some have still received no assistance, as Jon Donnison reports from Tanna.

VIDEO: £1m plan to celebrate Agincourt

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:36
The chancellor teases Labour and SNP opponents with a £1m plan to celebrate the 600th anniversary of Agincourt.

US church recognizes gay marriage

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:17
The largest Presbyterian denomination in the US will formally recognize same-sex marriages after decades of debate.

Women's Super League Two preview

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:08
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all 10 Women's Super League Two clubs as the 2015 season gets under way.

Day in pictures: 18 March 2015

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:05
Images from around the world: 18 March

Key points of Budget: At-a-glance

Wed, 2015-03-18 04:59
An at-a-glance summary of the main points of the 2015 Budget, updated as it is delivered.

Alba backs Venezuela over US spat

Wed, 2015-03-18 04:58
Members of the left-wing Latin American Alba group express their support for Venezuela as tensions between the country and the US rise.

VIDEO: 'A Britain growing and paying its way'

Wed, 2015-03-18 04:57
Britain is "walking tall again" says the chancellor, opening his final Budget speech ahead of the general election.

Builder jailed for 140k OAP scam

Wed, 2015-03-18 04:50
A rogue builder who charged an elderly woman £140,000 for repairs to her home worth just £6,000 is jailed for 15 months.

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