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Corporation tax giveaway eludes banks – Financial Times

Kansas City Star Corporation tax giveaway eludes banksFinancial TimesBanks will not enjoy the surprise cut in corporation tax announced on Wednesday after the chancellor moved to pre-empt a charge that he was giving Britain's financial services industry an easy ride. …Budget 2011: Tax breaks for businesses to boost brand Made in BritainThe GuardianBUDGET 2011: George Osborne raids oil firms to cut petrol pricesEvening StandardGeorge Osborne has announced a surprise cut in fuel duty in a Budget statement … News –Belfast Telegraph – 3,980 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

Budget 2011: more pupils sent to ‘technical colleges’ –

Globe and Mail Budget 2011: more pupils sent to 'technical colleges' of teenagers will learn a trade at a new generation of technical schools under Government plans unveiled in the Budget. By Graeme Paton, Education Editor 5:49PM GMT 23 Mar 2011 Pupils will be allowed to opt out of mainstream schools at the …Budget 2011: George Osborne's plans are a disaster for the environmentThe GuardianTax relief on late-night cabs to goFinancial TimesBudget boost for drivers and firmsBelfast –Reuters UK –Sky Newsall 4,408 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

Libya air force ‘unable to fight’

The commander of British aircraft operating over Libya says that Col Gaddafi’s air force “no longer exists as a fighting force”. BBC News – Home

2011 Budget at a glance – The Independent

East Anglian Daily Times 2011 Budget at a glanceThe IndependentThe UK to become the first country in the world to introduce a carbon price floor for the power sector. New "green investment bank" to have access to £3 billion of funds. Extra 40000 apprenticeships for jobless young people in England. …Budget 2011: 1m escape tax but fiscal drag catches (blog)Budget 2011: Key points at a glanceThis is MoneyBudget 2011: More to pay higher rate tax as basic rate limit Money UK –Employee Benefits –Fresh Business Thinkingall 99 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

Screen icon Elizabeth Taylor dies

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of the biggest movie stars of the 20th Century, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 79. BBC News – Home

Osborne delivers ‘growth Budget’ – BBC News

Financial Times Osborne delivers 'growth Budget'BBC NewsThis page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. …Budget 2011 – full details LIVEThe IndependentBudget 2011: George Osborne to introduce £320 tax cuts for millions in UKDaily MailOsborne unveils 'Budget for growth'Financial TimesThe Guardian – –Sky Newsall 2,534 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

Gadhafi Snipers, Tanks Attack Coastal Libyan City

The U.S. military warned it was “considering all options” in response to dire conditions in the city of Misurata that have left people cowering in darkened homes and scrounging for food and rainwater. President Obama said the U.S. is days away from turning over control of the air assault on Libya to other countries. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News