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Why Britain stopped working

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

What sent the economy into recession at the end of last year? The government blames higher interest rates, ushered in by the Bank of England. The Bank in turn points the finger at shocks such as Russia’s war against Ukraine. Both are plausible answers – and certainly part of the equation.

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