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PM Cameron's decision could hurt U.K. in the long run

Dec 12, 2011
Britain emerged from last week's European summit refusing to make a deal with the rest of Europe. Many Brits are happy with the choice, but others fear the long-term consequences.
Posted In: Britain, david cameron, Europe debt crisis

David Cameron in the 'doghouse' with euro peers

Dec 12, 2011
The United Kingdom walked away from an agreement with the rest of Europe to adhere to more fiscal scrutiny. The country's prime minister says the decision was to protect the financial sector of the country.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Britain, david cameron

Brits head for cover amid Euro crisis

Nov 14, 2011
The British government is officially creating contingency plans in case the Euro breaks apart as fears continue over the regions banking crisis. Other countries so far remain quite on following suit.
Posted In: euro, Britain

Inflation App / App Inflation

Mar 16, 2011
Smartphones and those handy apps that you download into smartphones are now helping the British calculate their official inflation rate. Governme...
Posted In: Britain, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Office of National Statistics, smartphones

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mortgage applications hit a three-month high, Ivory Coast 'nationalizes' cocoa

Mar 9, 2011
More people are applying for mortgages than at anytime in the past three months. That's according to the Mortgage Bankers Association....
Posted In: AT&T, Britain, cocoa, Gaddafi, Hershey, Ivory Coast, mid-day update, mortgage, mortgage modifications, mortgage rates, Oil, Sprint, T-Mobile, United Nations, Verizon, Washington D.C.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices concern consumers, HBO taps job-strapped market

Mar 3, 2011
Unrest in Libya continues, and as stranded workers wait to return to their countries, Britain and France have volunteered aircraft to evacuate...
Posted In: action figures, advertisements, Britain, Egypt, federal budget, Federal Reserve, France, gas prices, HBO, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, recession, refugees, television, toys, TV commercials, unrest

Brits' economic indicator: Fewer pub visits

Jul 28, 2008
It may be more a sign of a changing economy than bad times, but beer sales at British pubs have fallen to their lowest level since the Great...
Posted In: beer, Britain, pubs

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