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11th February, 2020
Boris Johnson: British GDP figures are released today. Picture: Getty

Britain publishes its GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2020. Its economy grew at a faster rate than initially thought in the third quarter, with the British Office for National Statistics raising its GDP growth estimate from 0.3 per cent to 0.4 per cent. It followed the first quarterly fall since 2012 in the second quarter. The budget deficit in November was £5.6 billion, about £300 million higher than the same month a year ago.

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