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GDP up 0.3% as UK avoids triple-dip recession

Britain has avoided a triple-dip recession after the economy grew by 0.3% during the first quarter

25 April 2013

UK escapes recession

The UK climbed out of the double-dip recession with a bang between July and September as the economy returned to growth

25 October 2012

Double-dip recession not as deep as feared

Revised figures reveal a smaller contraction in the second quarter of the year than previously expected

27 September 2012

Economy shrinks by 0.7% pushing UK into deeper recession

Britain slumped to its longest double-dip recession in more than 50 years, after figures reveal the economy has shrunk

25 July 2012

Fuel duty 'could rocket' to reduce Treasury shortfall

Motorists could face a 50% rise in fuel duty in future years to cover a £13 billion hole

15 May 2012

UK back in recession

The UK is back in recession after a surprise 0.2% contraction in the economy in the first quarter of the year

25 April 2012

UK economic dip worse than first thought

Gross domestic product (GDP), a broad measure for the total economy, declined by 0.3% in the final quarter of 2011

28 March 2012

Economy shrinks by 0.2%

The UK's economy suffered a worse-than-expected 0.2% contraction in the final quarter of 2011

25 January 2012

Faster growth boosts recovery hopes

UK economic recovery hopes were boosted today when figures revealed the pace of growth accelerated faster than expected in the third quarter of 2011

1 November 2011

UK economic growth slower than first thought

The economy grew at a slower rate between April and June than thought, as the country's recovery nearly ground to a halt

5 October 2011

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