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Osborne: Budget for 'makers, doers and savers'

The Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled measures to benefit pensioners and savers in his penultimate Budget before the election. But he has warned Britain is still set to face years of austerity, despite improved economic forecasts.

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Chancellor's namesake 'got less abuse this year'

An online writer has said that he has received less abuse on Twitter this year after previously being mistaken for the Chancellor:

George Osborn seemed to suggest the better reaction was due to a combination of people knowing that real Twitter handle for the Chancellor (@George_Osborne) as well as a warmer reception for this year's Budget.

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