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UK inflation hits highest level in nearly 6 years

It touches an annual rate of 3.1% in Nov, pushed up by air fares, computer games and the price of chocolate

Britain's economy has slowed sharply this year, falling behind a recovering eurozone, and it is expected to lose more ground in 2018 as the effects of the Brexit vote are felt by consumers and companies.


BRITISH Inflation unexpectedly rose to its highest level in nearly six years in November, tightening the post-Brexit vote squeeze on households whose spending is the main driver of the country's economy.

Consumer price inflation hit an annual rate of 3.1 per cent in November...