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MASS RALLIES OVER GREEK BAILOUT VOTE
Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.

TORIES TO CHANGE INHERITANCE TAX RULE
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.

CBI SAYS UK ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWS
Surveys for the Confederation of British Industry find that manufacturing, retails and services growth slowed in the second quarter.

PM PLANS TO BOOST HOME OWNERSHIP
Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.

BANK GUARANTEE CUT 'ABSURD' SAYS MP
News that millions of bank customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, is criticized as "absurd" by a senior MP

RAIL WORKERS VOTE FOR STRIKE ACTION
Commuters could be set for a summer of delays as rail workers on several train routes vote for strike action.

SHELL TO START ARCTIC OIL DRILLING
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.

EUROZONE ECONOMIC GROWTH SPEEDS UP
Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey indicates.

PRE-PAY ENERGY USERS 'PAY £226 MORE'
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.

RIVALS TO RALLY AS GREEK VOTE LOOMS
Greek "Yes" and "No" camps are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on bailout terms.