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Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.
Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.
If Greeks vote "No" on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.
At least 14 people are missing after a shoe factory collapses in eastern China, according to Chinese state media.
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in an all-Mercedes battle for pole position at the British Grand Prix.
Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.
The families of two east London schoolgirls who travelled to Syria are "distraught" after learning they have married, a solicitor says.
US Army sun cream and tins of bacon are among the finds on Salisbury Plain revealed by archaeologists to mark US Independence Day.
Syrian forces and their Lebanese Shia Muslim allies carry out a major offensive to drive rebels from the strategically important town of Zabadani.
Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris announces his retirement from the sport and will miss the Ashes series because of a knee injury.
US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, the latest backlash against the symbol.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in final practice as drivers prepare for qualifying at the British Grand Prix.
A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and are "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.
When Pope Francis arrives in Latin America this weekend, huge crowds are expected - as millions of Roman Catholics in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay turn out to see the man they call the "Pope of the poor".
Two men are killed in a microlight crash at an airfield in Oxfordshire
Every year the soldiers and horses of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment leave London for summer training in Norfolk.
Tributes are paid to the founder of modern cheerleading, Lawrence "Herkie" Herkimer, who has died at the age of 89.
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.
Philippines police file murder charges against the owner and crew of a ferry that capsized off the coast of Leyte, killing at least 56 people.