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The headlines of George Osborne's Autumn Statement are explained in a five minute digest.
Next year's planned fuel duty rise of 2p per litre will be cancelled said the chancellor,, who also said rail fares rise would be "flat in real terms".
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that the date the state pension age rises to 68 will be brought forward.
George Osborne updates MPs on the UK economy, and future tax and spending plans.
The chancellor claims "Britain's economic plan is working" as he opens his Autumn Statement, but he tells MPs that the job is not yet done.
Britain wants to change the rules governing the free movement of people across the EU, Home Secretary Theresa May will tell European ministers.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith tells the BBC that the Universal Credit programme may not be complete by 2017 as planned.
But Osborne's message will also be: The austerity goes on
More people are in work than in 2007, but incomes have fallen in real terms over that time as costs have generally risen faster than wages.
New guidelines aim to ensure deaf and blind people in Wales get equal access to NHS services, after it was revealed health boards were breaching equality laws.
One of Edinburgh's new trams completes the first run along the city's most famous shopping street in a night time test.
A Labour MP has called for more people struggling with depression to seek treatment, after revealing his own battle against "black moods".
Barrow and Furness Labour MP John Woodcock is being treated for depression, he reveals.
A crossbench peer has been accused by a charity of misappropriating more than £600,000 of its funds, to fund his own lifestyle, BBC Newsnight learns.
Labour fails to force ministers to restrict the stakes and prizes available on fixed-odds betting machines in bookmakers in a Commons vote.
The government is to make major changes to the way it subsidises renewable energy with more emphasis on offshore wind power, the BBC has learned.
The Liberal Democrats accuse the Department for Education of "going rogue" by briefing against Nick Clegg over funding for new school kitchens.
Home Secretary Theresa May promises to "address the gaps" in the government's response to extremism, launching a series of proposals.
The government must "honour its promise" on giving voters the power to recall MPs accused of wrongdoing, Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith says.
With 24 hours before George Osborne's Autumn Statement speech, the Daily Politics' Jo Coburn looked at economic facts and figures, with a few predictions about what the chancellor may - or may not - announce.