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The history of the word budget has echoes of fat cats, leather bottles, and bags of tricks.
Is this the most daring space mission yet?
Big changes to pensions have been announced previously by Chancellor George Osborne, and it was no different this time. So what does this mean for you?
George Osborne's Budget is designed to make us squirrel away our earnings - but we may not be ready to turn into a nation of savers
Terrorists are turning to the dark web making it harder to track and tap their communications, says Frank Gardner
Does Cadbury chocolate taste different in different countries?
The lioness that leaps into a man's arms and embraces him
Robbie Savage says Manuel Pellegrini will be sacked at the end of the season after his side's Champions League exit.
The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie has a rare interview with Chinese billionaire Wang Jing, who intends to build a shipping canal through Nicaragua connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans.
Tunisia's president vows to fight terrorists "without mercy", following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people.
Lyse Doucet reports that 'security fears' delivered Benjamin Netanyahu's unexpectedly comfortable victory in parliamentary elections.
Three brothers aged one, five and 12 are dead after a neighbour attacked them with a knife in their North Carolina home, say police.
The Chinese tycoon behind the Nicaragua canal project
Carlos Tevez is influential as Juventus beat Dortmund to seal their progress to the Champions League quarter-finals.
The appointment of a new US attorney general is being held up, but the position has long been controversial - and the reasons are mostly political.
Detectives looking for the killer of Claudia Lawrence have released new CCTV footage to coincide with the 6th anniversary of her disappearance.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter rejects a BBC and Sky joint offer to take part in a televised presidential election debate.
BBC News School Report is gearing up for its ninth annual News Day, with 30,000 secondary school pupils across the UK making and broadcasting the news.
The chief executive of Sport NI, Antoinette McKeown, is on leave while an investigation is under way into a number of grievance cases being made against her.
Manchester City become the final English team to be eliminated from the Champions League after defeat by Barcelona.