Government loans of 20% of equity in newly-built homes are to be provided at favourable rates to get more people into their first home says Osborne.
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Alastair Cook's England still have the chance to become the Ashes heroes of 2015 as the third test gets underway at Edgbaston.
Mainly fine and dry at first before showers develop through the morning, these becoming locally heavy through the afternoon.
Today will be day of sunshine and scattered showers, with the showers possibly turning heavy in places.