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By James Davey. LONDON | Thu Jun 20, 2013 6:33am EDT. LONDON (Reuters) - British sales of tablet computers are booming, Europe's second-biggest electricals retailer Dixons said, underpinning profit growth and offsetting weak markets in ...
UK retail sales recorded a larger-than-expected rise last month, helped by a strong increase in food sales. Sales rose 2.1% in May from the month before, and were up 1.9% from a year earlier, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
By Alistair Smout. LONDON | Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:05pm BST. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top shares slid to five-month lows on Thursday, led by miners after the U.S.
Mortgage lending jumped 21% in May, the sharpest rise since October 2008, suggesting Britain's housing market once again has a spring in its step.