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Super-rich must give more, says Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg has called on Britain's wealthiest to make an 'extra contribution' to the 'national effort'

29 August 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

Inflation fell again in June

The retail price index measure of inflation fell to 2.8% in June, from 3.1% in May, says the ONS

17 July 2012

Recession is deeper than feared

Revised figures today show a sharper decline in the economy in the first three months of 2012 than first thought

24 May 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

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