National Statistics

UK inflation jump puts Bank of England back in spotlight on rates

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 09:00 GMT

British inflation hit its joint highest level in more than five years in August, complicating the Bank of England’s job this week of explaining why it is not raising interest rates.

Britain receives record number of visitors in 2nd quarter 2017

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 12:44 GMT

Britain received a record number of foreign visitors in the 2nd quarter of 2017, and the number of Britons making trips abroad is high year round.