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Rail fare hikes 'punish' passengers struggling with cost-of-living
Cash-strapped train travellers are being priced off the railways, campaigners have warned as fares in England and Wales are hiked by nearly 5% despite high levels of cancellations.
Chancellor tempers tax cut expectations as £800m tech package to free up public service workers' time revealed
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has tempered expectations of tax cuts in Wednesday's budget as he announced an £800m package of technology reforms designed to free up time for frontline public sector workers.
Spring budget 2024: What to expect - from tax cuts to vaping duty
The spring budget on 6 March is likely to be the last major fiscal event before the next general election, expected later this year.
Hate preachers to be blocked from entering the UK in fresh crackdown on extremism
Hate preachers are to be banned from entering the UK.
Minorities being humiliated for 'political gain', London mayor Sadiq Khan says
There is a "concerted attempt" to "humiliate minorities for political gain", London's mayor has said.