Forecasts are slashed as the Office for Budget Responsibility downgrades its productivity outlook.
People buying a first home worth up to £300,000 will pay no stamp duty, the Chancellor announces.
The move is worth £2.3bn to businesses over the next five years, the chancellor says.
For most drinkers the Budget was good news, but tax on the cheapest cider is going up.
Companies such as Google, Amazon and Apple will have to pay tax on royalties made on sales in the UK.
The furniture retailer will trade until Christmas at least as administrators seek a buyer.
A data breach affecting 57 million customers and drivers should not have been concealed, the information commissioner says.
The Swedish furniture giant says its chests and dressers are safe if secured to a wall.
A report claims that the cost of the nuclear power station will weigh on poorer households.
Rising hotel prices, the weaker pound and competition in the Spanish market affect the holiday firm.
Apple says it removed the call and messaging app because it does not comply with local laws.
Allegations of misconduct emerge about the man behind Toy Story and dozens of other classics.
Shares in housebuilders fall as the chancellor announces a review of unused planning permissions.
The Hang Seng share index reaches levels not seen since before the global financial crisis.
Watchdog criticises professional body over website description of accreditation scheme for firms.
A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says.
Budget 2017: The BBC's Kamal Ahmed says there are four key points to note.
The chancellor may be trying to shake-off his 'Spreadsheet Phil' moniker with a few gags in his Budget speech.
The government will "express its resolve to look forwards not backwards", Philip Hammond says.
Cigarettes and some ciders will be taxed more, but duty has been frozen on other drinks, fuel, and airline taxes.
The chancellor abolishes stamp duty on homes under £300,000 to help first-time buyers.
George Osborne's former chief of staff says the government must salve concerns about the UK economy.
BBC News archives look back on the election campaign, conference season and economic highlights in the last 12 months.
One cafe is charging customers over $60 for a cup of rare coffee. But who pays that just for coffee?
The jumbo jets ended up on an e-shopping website after a court failed to sell them offline.
One of the city's most well-known exports could remain in Norwich, according to a business chairman.
How an Icelandic firm called Marel became one of the world's largest manufacturers of food processing machinery.
A degree course teaches New York property developers to think of more than money.
After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the same.
As the world moves towards low-carbon electric cars, how are we going to power them all?
Spending and saving is changing like never before, in some parts of the world you can buy things just by smiling at a machine.
The modular recycled roofing system that’s transforming slum housing.
The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.
How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.
Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes nearly $1m a year.
A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend.
Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam?
A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%.
Ryan Johnson's low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of filmmakers
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.
University founder in Ghana wins major international education award.
Despite some difficult economic headwinds this year's Dubai Airshow is set for a record number of visitors as well as displays from the Chinese air force's aerobatics team, writes Tim Bowler.
A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this.
The Indian social enterprise that's building public toilets and using poo power to pay for their sustainability
Eric Roy developed a powerful new water filter for homes after a major contamination scandal.
Boom Supersonic boss Blake Scholl says new technology means supersonic flight has a commercial future.
Will tax changes in the Budget leave you better or worse off in 2018/19?
The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.
New diesel cars face a tax rise, but "white van man" will not be affected, chancellor says
BBC business reporter Simon Read answers your questions.