Inheritance tax limit to rise to £1m

Property allowance not to discourage people downsizing home

London’s luxury homes bubble loses air

First fall since crisis as stamp duty change ‘clobbers’ buyers

UK protected deposit cap cut to £75,000

Reduction of £10,000 caused by weakening value of the euro

Osborne heralds English revolution

Boost for regional powers from Cornwall to the Northeast

Treasury considers pension tax shake-up

Providers alarmed at call to end upfront relief on contributions

Chancellor George Osborne

Osborne plans ‘non-dom’ tax crackdown

End of inheritance status and increase of charge expected

Kids Company chief quits after funds held

Details emerge of government concern over management

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N Ireland assembly in £7m payment probe

Claims made over sale of ­property assets by Irish ‘bad bank’

Monsanto challenges Syngenta resistance

US agribusiness group may seek alternative targets

China fails to stem share market turmoil

Shanghai shares have fallen nearly 30% in past three weeks

Malaysia PM denies $681m payments claim 

Allegations are most serious yet in worsening scandal

Comment & Analysis

Irish publicans’ bank run in reverse

Pubs became the principal clearing houses during bankers’ strikes in the 1960s and 1970s, writes Peter Cunningham

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History and the Heathrow expansion

History shows that UK eventually builds the infrastructure it needs, writes Andrew Adonis

The Lord is our shepherd in US politics

It is now our fate to have two political parties that are positioned on God’s side

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