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UK inflation rockets up to 2.7%

Bad news on inflation will reduce the volume of consumer spending.

IT’S OFFICIAL: UK prices are rising by 2.7% per year – smashing the Bank of England’s attempts to keep the rate below 2%. That’s off target by a whopping 33% and a staggering 0.4% up on last month’s annual figure. ...

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Rushanara named as Brexit rebel

Chuka Umunna (left) and Rushanara Ali (right) bookend a line of MPs at a pre-referendum “remain” event.

THE LABOUR candidate who recently called her Independent challenger “confused” is now confusing voters herself by appearing to support a Labour rebel pamphlet on “Brexit” policy. Two days ago, Labour candidate Chuka Umunna launched a pamphlet entitled Stop Hard Brexit: ...

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