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UK economy grows by 0.8% in first quarter

The UK economy grew by 0.8% in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest figures.

 

It marks the fifth consecutive period of GDP growth; the longest positive run since the financial crisis.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) also said the economy is still 0.6% smaller than its peak size in early 2008.

In the last quarter of 2013, GDP, which measures economic activity, grew by 0.7%.

 

Source - BBC News

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