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Fuel duty frozen for sixth year

Duty on fuel will be frozen for the sixth year in a row, the chancellor announces, while duty on beer, cider and spirits is also left unchanged.

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Growth forecasts cut for next five years

The UK economy is expected to grow more slowly in the next five years than had been expected in November, the Office for Budget Responsibility's latest forecast shows.

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Public borrowing falls in December

The UK government borrowed ?7.5bn in December, ?4.3bn lower than the year before, official figures show.

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Britain's house prices are going to shoot up again - Business Insider


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Britain's house prices are going to shoot up again
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Bovis builds its houses in "the higher growth housing markets in the south of the UK with limited exposure to the more volatile London market," according to analyst Anthony Codling and his team at Jeffries. That means it's in a great position to ride ...

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UK service sector growth 'solid'

Growth in the dominant UK service sector fell slightly in December, but remained "solid", a closely watched survey suggests.

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