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Retail sales volumes in the UK rose by just 0.1 percent in June, official figures have revealed.

Manufacturing output recorded the biggest increase since 1994 during February, according to official figures.

UK service sector output fell by 0.4% in October, official figures showed today.

Manufacturers' input costs rose slightly more than expected in November and at the fastest annual rate since July.

British factory gate inflation slowed unexpectedly in November new figures showed today.

Manufacturing output rose twice as fast as expected in October, suggesting the country's economic recovery remains fairly robust.

The number of people unemployed in the UK fell by 9,000 in the three months to September, leaving total unemployment almost unchanged at 2.45 million, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Consumer price inflation rose unexpectedly to 3.2% in October, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Construction output rose by 4 per cent between July and September compared with the previous three months, but there was a big downward revision to output in the second quarter, new figures showed today.

UK manufacturing growth slowed to its weakest pace in five months in September, reinforcing fears of an economic slowdown despite a strong performance from the oil and gas sector.

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