Public sector debt now stands at 66 percent of GDP - it is more and more likely that Chancellor George Osborne will ditch the target of debt moving down by 2015.
Government borrowing has been revised down for April - July, but mainly down to a big fall in local council borrowing, central government borrowing was up £200m.
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Barack Obama has delighted the crowds at St Andrew's golf course as he teed off his visit to Scotland with a game of golf.
Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer said "immense" progress had been made in the investigation into the Manchester bombing.
Scotland sees the best of today's weather but temperatures are a good 10C above average for the time of year across much of the UK.