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Can the Budget mend Britain's broken saving habit?
The US state removes a ban on the direct sale of low emission vehicles that had prevented Telsa from operating.
Wall Street investors send US stocks to record highs, after the US Federal Reserve indicated it would not raise record-low interest rates soon.
George Osborne unveils tax cuts for first-time buyers, workers and savers and claims UK is "walking tall again," in his final Budget before the election.
Why government spending is too complicated for the experts
Friday's solar eclipse will present a significant challenge for the UK's electricity network as demand is expected to fall then surge.
US car giant General Motors is to pull its Opel brand out of Russia after plummeting sales, and significantly cut back Chevrolet production in the economically troubled country.
The chancellor listed "four major new steps" in his Budget to encourage people to save money.
Chancellor George Osborne has reduced the amount of Budget surplus he is aiming for by the end of the next parliament.
The European Commission lays out plans to clamp down on so-called sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinational corporations.
End-of-year tax returns will be scrapped in favour of "real-time" online accounts by 2020, the chancellor will announce.
The headlines of the tax, spending and borrowing announcements in the Budget are explained in a four minute guide.
What the chancellor's statement means for you
The chancellor announces the end of the 'complex, costly and time consuming' annual tax return in his Budget speech.
Dozens of people are hurt and some 350 people arrested in a protest involving anti-austerity demonstrators in the German city of Frankfurt.
MSPs on a Holyrood committee have backed plans to allow fans the right to buy their football clubs.
The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show.
Bank of England policymakers feared that the risk of a strong pound could make low inflation persistent, minutes from their latest meeting show.
Spanish fashion giant Inditex reports a 5% rise in annual net profit to €2.5bn, thanks to a recovery in consumer spending.