UK's AAA credit rating cut to Aa1 by Moody's
22 February 2013 Last updated at 22:46 GMT
The credit rating agency Moody's says it has downgraded its rating for the UK economy.
Moody's says it has cut the rating - for government bonds - by one notch from the top AAA grade to Aa1.
They blame the UK's weak economy, claiming growth will remain "sluggish over the next few years."
Louise Stewart reports.