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LONDON | UK economy accelerates in the 2nd quarter

LONDON  — Britain’s economy accelerated in the second quarter as warmer weather fueled construction and consumer spending after snow and ice curtailed activity in March. The Office for National Statistics said Friday that gross domestic product expanded by 0.4 percent in the three months through June compared with the previous quarter, when growth was 0.2 … Continue reading LONDON | UK economy accelerates in the 2nd quarter