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Pace of welfare cuts 'to be slowed'

George Osborne will slow the pace of planned welfare cuts when he presents his Budget, the BBC understands.

'No new Greek plan' as leaders meet

The eurozone says Greece has submitted "no new proposals" for a bailout deal, as leaders meet for a crucial summit.

Libor trader says managers knew

A trader accused of manipulating the Libor rate has told a court that senior managers knew what he was doing.

Open courts demanded for EU-US trade

The European Parliament says an EU-US trade deal, known as TTIP, must not allow private courts to handle investment disputes.

IMF warns against early US rate rise

The International Monetary Fund warns the US Federal Reserve against raising interest rates this year.

Watchdogs tighten rules for banks

City regulators publish final rules which make top bank executives responsible for the misconduct of their employees unless they can show they took steps to stop it.

Energy customers 'paying too much'

Millions of energy customers have been "paying too much for their energy bills", a year-long investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority finds.

Nigeria bailout for bankrupt states

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari approves a $2.1bn (£1.4bn) intervention package to help bankrupt local states pay workers' salaries.

Oil and gas boosts UK industry

A rise in oil and gas output boosted UK industrial production in May, but manufacturing output fell for the second month in a row.

Marks and Spencer recovery stalls

Marks and Spencer's recent revival suffers a setback after it reports a fall in sales of general merchandising, which includes clothing.

Watchdog probe into RSA's Irish unit

The UK accounting watchdog is to investigate the conduct of individuals working for the Irish unit of RSA Insurance in the run-up to its bailout by its UK parent.

Sunday trading laws could be relaxed

Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.

HSBC sacks staff over mock IS video

HSBC sacks employees who made an "abhorrent" video in which they pretended to be Islamic State militants carrying out a beheading.

YouTube gamer PewDiePie 'earns $7m'

YouTube's most popular star PewDiePie earns $7m, according to Swedish newspaper Expressen.

VIDEO: Food fight! America v Europe

The US and European Union are struggling to agree on food safety standards - among the major issues in a huge new trade deal.

VIDEO: Taste of Asia: A $3m family recipe

Family recipes turn out to be a lucrative asset in a globalising culinary world.

VIDEO: 'We do exist up here'

BBC News visits a technology incubator housing start-ups in Edinburgh, to find out what Scottish tech entrepreneurs want, ahead of the Budget in Westminster.

VIDEO: What the Greek vote means for UK

The government will do "whatever is necessary" to protect the UK's economy against the fallout from Greece's bailout referendum, George Osborne has told MPs.

VIDEO: Five banking headaches facing Greeks

Ros Atkins explains the banking restrictions and the impact are they having on everyday life in Greece.

VIDEO: 'Take cash for entire Greek holiday'

More than a million British holidaymakers will be heading to Greece this summer, and as the debt crisis unfolds many will naturally be feeling nervous about how it could affect them.

VIDEO: Varoufakis says goodbye to his staff

Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says goodbye to staff after his resignation.

VIDEO: We need to talk about tax credits

What working parents want from the Budget

China's stock market fall hits small investors

China's stock market fall hits small share buyers

Budget 2015 buzzwords

What the key words in the chancellor's lexicon mean

The company bosses who pray

Is there a place for religion in the workplace?

The apps giving hospitals a cutting edge

How apps are updating how hospitals work

Greece: What tourists need to know

What you need to know if you're going on holiday to Greece

What to watch for in the summer Budget?

How much new material will be in the extra Budget?

How to make savings when lemon chopping

How Pizza Express tackled the 'productivity puzzle'

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