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WEF 2014: UK proud of Indian investments driving JLR success, says Cameron

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 16:53

Pitching Britain as an attractive destination for investors, Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday said he was proud that Indian investments were driving the success story of Jaguar Land Rover.

UK 'turning a corner', registers 0.7% GDP growth

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 21:15

The UK economy has shown signs of recovery, registering a GDP growth of 0.7 percent in the second quarter of the year, with the Chancellor of the Exchequer saying that the country is "turning a corner".

'Royal birth could infuse 240 million pounds into UK economy'

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 19:49

The birth of the royal baby could add over 240 million pounds to the sluggish British economy as consumer spending gets a boost, analysts say.

British consumer confidence declines

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 15:32

The decline "implies the recovery in confidence has stalled, and real recovery looks a long way away", said Moon.

UK escapes triple-dip recession, returns to growth in Q1

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 19:34

The UK economy avoided a triple-dip recession as the GDP grew at a faster-than-expected 0.3 percent rate in the first quarter of 2013, powered by its service sector.

Recovery in sight, says Britain's central bank governor

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 14:34

The weakness in overall output largely reflected sharp falls in the construction sector, which is "unlikely to be repeated in 2013", Xinhua quoted him as saying.

India to become bigger economy than UK by 2017

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 14:31

Brazil overtook the UK over the past year, but has slipped to seventh in CEBR’s World Economic League Table rankings due to the weakness of its currency, the Telegraph reports.

UK slides back into recession after 0.2% Q1 contraction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 15:37

Britain's economy has fallen back into recession for the first time since 2009 after official figures Wednesday showed that it unexpectedly contracted during the first three months of the year.

One third British business bosses fear recession in 2012

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 12:16

Around 35 percent of directors of British business firms think there is a high risk of a recession this year, says a survey.

UK economy heads for recession, may draw more QE

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 22:23

Britain's economy may have entered a mild recession in the last three months of 2011, hampering the government's core policy aim of spurring growth and raising the chances that the Bank of England will inject more cash soon.

Brazil pips UK as sixth-largest economy: CEBR

Last Updated: Monday, December 26, 2011, 19:51

The banking turmoil of 2008 and the subsequent recession has relegated UK to the seventh spot in 2011, behind Brazil, which has boomed on the back of exports to China and the far east.

Moody's says euro crisis danger to UK top-debt grade

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 09:14

The continuing crisis in the eurozone is also posing a threat to Britain's top debt rating as further shocks to the country's economy could derail the government's efforts to balance the budget, ratings agency Moody's said on Tuesday.