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More than seven million children will be hit by the proposed cuts to tax credits to be announced in George Osborne’s post-election Budget

Budget 2015: George Osborne's tax credit cuts will 'affect more than seven million children'

Government advisers on child poverty warn 45% of working families will be hit

George Osborne on ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ where he reacted coolly to calls for the Living Wage to be extended

Budget 2015: Benefits cap to be reduced to £20,000 for families outside London

In the capital the maximum figure claimable will drop to £23,000

Greece referendum: Ukip's Nigel Farage praises Greeks for calling bluff of 'dying' EU project

Opinion polls on Friday showed that 74 per cent or more of Greeks wanted to keep the euro as their currency

Former BBC chairman Sir Christopher Bland said the move was ‘the worst form of dodgy accounting’

BBC iPlayer fee: Viewers of catch-up service could be charged to offset £650m of cuts

George Osborne confirmed he has asked BBC to foot bill for free TV licences

Jason Manford criticises David Cameron for 'changing the definition of child poverty'

'Can’t believe David Cameron has wiped out child poverty in the UK. What a legend'

Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn speaking to protesters at the anti-austerity march in London

Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn wins backing of Unite in blow to Andy Burnham

Mr Corbyn has been winning the warmest response at hustings debates

George Osborne appearing on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday, 5 July 2015

Greece referendum: Britain 'not immune' to EU crisis, George Osborne warns as vote opens

The Chancellor says an emergency meeting will take place tomorrow, attended by the Bank of England's Mark Carney, to discuss the fall-out from Greece

An artist’s impression of an HS2 train, due to start running in 2026

Network Rail embroiled in conflict of interest row over its new 'special director'

Richard Brown, recently appointed to the ailing firm, has strong links with HS2

The Bill to provide 30 hours of free childcare is widely criticised

Ministers agree partial climbdown over 'vague' and 'flawed' Childcare Bill

A second House of Lords committee issued a stinging rebuke over the scheme

Former minister Alistair Carmichael wants devolved land rights for his Orkney and Shetland constituency

Scotland Bill: Alistair Carmichael takes on SNP as he demands devolution of property

Former minister wants local authorities to take responsibility for Crown Estate lands in Orkney and Shetland, rather than the Holyrood parliament

By 2030, it is estimated there will be two million people aged over 65 without children

Jeremy Hunt faces backlash over claim that relatives do not do enough to support the elderly

Age UK director says we need 'stronger local support for isolated older people'

Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall says she will review the way Lottery money is spent, with the intention of boosting support for children

Liz Kendall to order National Lottery funding review if she becomes new Labour leader

The leadership candidate wants more cash diverted to deprived young children

Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth’s new chief executive

Green movement must escape its 'white, middle-class ghetto', says Friends of the Earth chief Craig Bennett

Exclusive: Craig Bennett says there is 'huge potential' to engage wider audience

The extent to which Parliament's refurbishment will disrupt the Thames (sizes are approximate)

Parliament refurbishment: Part of Thames could be closed as Westminster undergoes vital repairs

The multibillion pound project may require river to be used as a supply route

Camila Batmanghelidjh started Kids Company nearly 20 years ago

Camila Batmanghelidjh tells civil servants to reveal concerns as she resists pressure to resign

The charity boss had been told to quit as chief executive at the Kids Company

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