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UK petrol prices hit their highest level in 4 years — but inflation holds steady

The latest inflation data from the Office for National Statistics was released on Wednesday morning, showing inflation unchanged at 2.4% but petrol prices at a 4-year high.

The number of people with jobs in the UK just hit an all-time high

The Office for National Statistics released its latest snapshot of the state of the UK's jobs market on Tuesday morning, showing employment and job vacancies at record highs.
Shoppers carry bags in London, Britain August 25, 2016.

Inflation drops to its lowest level in a year as the Brexit spending squeeze finally lets up

The UK's latest inflation numbers were published on Wednesday morning.

UK inflation falls to 2.7% as the Brexit price squeeze starts to slow

The UK's latest inflation numbers were published on Tuesday morning.

Leggings, quiche, and GoPro cameras: Here’s what the ONS is now using to calculate the UK’s cost of living

The ONS monitors the price of various goods and services to create a "virtual shopping basket" meant to typify the average Brits' spending.
Shoppers browse aisles in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017.

The rising price of going to zoos and gardens pushed up UK inflation at the start of 2018

The UK's latest inflation numbers were published on Tuesday morning.
Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel for Britain’s economy

It was a good week for the UK economy. GDP grew faster than expected, the number of people employed rose to a record high, and the deficit fell.
A street artist performs with soap bubbles outside the Natural History Museum in London, Britain, December 12, 2017.

Inflation falls: UK prices rose just 3% to end 2017

The UK's latest inflation numbers were published on Tuesday morning.
There's even a relaxation gender gap.

British men spend nearly 15% more time relaxing than women

New statistics from the ONS shed light on the gap between men and women when it comes to free time.
A shopper pushes a trolley in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017.

Inflation jumps to its highest level in nearly 6 years, hitting 3.1%

The UK's latest inflation numbers were published on Tuesday morning.