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  • British Retail Sales Get World Cup Boost
    Higher sales of TVs, household goods—and even vuvuzelas—helped boost retail sales in the U.K. higher than expected in June, giving a lift to the economy
  • Britain's Economy Faces Triple Whammy
    A policymaker from the Bank of England cautions that higher inflation, rising unemployment, and lower growth will dampen British living standards for years
  • Britain Retains S&P AAA Debt Rating
    Thanks to aggressive budget cuts by the new British government, Standard & Poor's reaffirmed a AAA rating on U.K. sovereign debt, but warned of risks ahead
  • Britain Could Relapse into Recession
    The nascent British economic recovery could be set back as momentum and confidence wane, the eurozone remains shaky, and tough U.K. budget cuts loom
  • British Housing Market Faces Slowdown
    Britain's residential real estate market could be headed for a "double-dip" downturn, with stagnant mortgage approvals and falling prices

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