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Here’s what to expect from the Budget – and what we hope to get

Merryn Somerset Webb looks at what we know we’ll get in George Osborne’s emergency Budget tomorrow, and adds a few extra things that we’d like to see him deliver.

7 July 1753: The British Museum is established by Act of Parliament

On this day in 1753, Parliament passed the British Museum Act, providing for a public lottery to raise £300,000 to build it.

What sunken treasure can teach you about investing in Vietnam

The king’s position on profits was instrumental in the treasure-hunting bubble of the 1690s. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how that applies to investing in Vietnam.

Our Cuba fund is off to a great start – but I think the best is yet to come

Cuba is opening up to American companies. That’s great news for the fund James McKeigue tipped six months ago.

What to expect from the post-election Budget

George Osborne is shortly to deliver his first all-Conservative post-election Budget. Matthew Partridge explains what to look out for.

Greek referendum result: what happens next

The Greek referendum result means voters have rejected a deal with creditors. Matthew Partridge looks at how the situation arose, and the approaching deadlines.

The rise of the sugar daddy

More and more British students are turning to ‘sugar daddies’ to pay their tuition fees.

How Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest woman billionaire

Theranos, the revolutionary blood-testing firm set up by Elizabeth Holmes, has made the 31-year-old a billionaire. But is there any science to it?

Mazda’s cheeky drop-top

The 2.0i is the new full throttle version of Mazda’s beloved MX-5.

Greece says no – but this isn’t over yet

The result of the Greek referendum has delivered an ultimatum to Europe: back us or kick us out. John Stepek explains what happens now, and what it means for your money.

6 July 1907: Brooklands, the world’s first motor racing circuit, stages its first race

Brooklands, the world’s first motor racing circuit, built on the Weybridge estate of Hugh Fortescue Locke King, held its first race meeting on this day in 1907.

Four reasons to be cheerful if Greece stumbles out of the euro

Investors who get into the Greek market soon after the Grexit will do surprisingly well. Matthew Lynn explains why.

They’re going about it the wrong way – but Greece should vote to leave the euro

Leaving the euro is exactly what Greece needs – but this is an awful way of going about it, says Bengt Saelensminde. It will leave the country bankrupt.

Why charities need to be more accountable

Camila Batmanghelidjh’s stepping down from children’s charity Kids Company has ignited the debate over charity funding. Chris Carter reports.

Live like royals in St Petersburg

For years St Petersburg has lacked top-notch hotels, says Ruth Jackson. But that’s all changed with Four Seasons’ recently renovated Lion Palace.

Giaconda: a monumental chardonnay

The 2012 Giaconda is one of my 100 Best Australian Wines for 2015, says Matthew Jukes.

Fund of the week: Finding value in unloved oil stocks

Oil stocks may be unloved, but that just spells opportunity for this fund.

How to help Greece – go on a holiday spending spree

Greece is in dire straits, but that doesn’t mean you should cancel your holiday, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The Greeks need your money more than ever.

The return of the interest-only mortgage

Interest-only lending is making a tentative come back. Natalie Stanton looks at what’s changed and asks whether you should be tempted.

Anil Stocker's start-up that threatens the banks

Anil Stocker and co-founder Charles Delingpole decided to shake up the industry of lending money to small businesses.

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7 July 1753: The British Museum is established by Act of Parliament

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Anatomy of a Grexit: how Greece would go about leaving the euro

Jonathan Loynes and Jennifer McKeown, economists at Capital Economics, look at the key issues and challenges of a Grexit, how it might be best managed, and set out a timetable for change.