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UK GDP could 'fall 13%' in 2020 as virus death toll climbs

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Britain's economy could shrink by 13 per cent this year in the case of a three-month coronavirus lockdown, a government-funded watchdog forecasted on Tuesday, as the country's death toll passed 12,000.

[LONDON] Britain's economy could shrink by 13 per cent this year in the case of a three-month coronavirus lockdown, a government-funded watchdog forecasted on Tuesday, as the country's death toll passed 12,000.

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) warned that the impact of the...

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