Chancellor George Osborne delivers his July 2015 budget. He is planning to run a budget surplus by 2019-20. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters.
Npower has become the fourth major energy supplier to cut its gas prices this winter, with its 5.2% reduction due to come into effect on 28 March.
High-value notes are the currency of choice for top criminals and scrapping them would disrupt their business, a report finds. 15:53, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.
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Total has begun to produce the first natural gas from its �2.5bn Laggan and Tormore project, more than 70 miles off the coast of Shetland.