Beer duty down, tobacco duty up, while savers and pensioners given a helping hand from Treasury
Comfortably-off savers and pensioners get a Budget boost – and a reason (perhaps) to vote Tory not Ukip
New £1 coin will help fight forgery but likely to cost £20m to change vending machines and trolleys
The Chancellor might have a surprise up his sleeve but this won't be a Budget full of tax giveaways
As inequality grows in the UK, Oxfam calls on George Osborne to mind the gap
He needs the money – and he needs to refute Labour's charge that he's only out to help the rich
The Chancellor faces ridicule after he tells Tories there are ‘advantages’ to more people paying the higher rate of tax
Mayor had been keeping his options open: but 'dirty tricks' speculation has forced his hand
PM urges Boris Johnson to stand for Parliament at the 2015 general election
Osborne gives Scotland more fiscal powers in 'historic moment' but SNP insists it is 'nothing new'
Chancellor defends Help to Buy scheme but says more needs to be done to tackle housing imbalance
From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it
Treasury figures saying we're actually better off are questionable: can a blunt Liverpudlian do better?
Good economic news for George Osborne means whispering campaign against Balls will continue
Anything that damages Nick Clegg is a boost for Ed Miliband as polls continue to back Labour
The value of taxpayer-owned banks drops by £1bn – and Osborne outflanks him with £7 minimum wage support
Press agrees rise is needed, but says timing of announcement is attack on Ed Miliband
Osborne wants RBS to keep its best people – but risks claims that Tories 'stand up for the wrong people'
Government pressed to use its 81% stake in RBS to block bonuses of up to twice the size of salaries
Twin attacks on Tory policy by Clegg and Cable make it easier for PM to please his backbenchers