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The BCC has downgraded its prediction for UK GDP growth

The British Chambers of Commerce has cut its growth forecast for the economy this year from 0.6% to 0.1%.

Its Director General, John Longworth, insisted it was "the dark before the gloom" as they revised their forecast for 2013 up by 0.1%.

He told BBC Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money what role the eurozone crisis was playing.

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