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UK inflation rate rises in July

Prices in the UK rose by 2.6% in July, official figures have shown.

The annual inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index had stood at 2.4% in June, the Office for National Statistics has said.

Phil Gooding of the ONS said an upward pressure came from air transport, second hand cars, clothing and footwear.

  • 14 Aug 2012
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