[LONDON] British retail sales plummeted in October at the fastest pace since early 2009, when Britain was last mired in recession, a Confederation of British Industry survey showed on Thursday.

[LONDON] British retail sales unexpectedly surged in August, official figures showed on Wednesday, boosting the chance that the Bank of England will raise interest rates in November.

[LONDON] UK retail sales rose more than forecast in July, driven by the biggest jump in purchases of food in almost two years.