UK in recession

Page last updated at 00:18 GMT, Friday, 24 September 2010 01:18 UK

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The number of people unemployed in the UK has fallen unexpectedly for the first time in 18 months, official figures show.


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Bill Shaw
From blue collar workers to once-proud industrial regions: The people and places bearing the brunt of the recession
Are UK government debt levels really that high?
Latest figures: Why is UK failing while others succeed?
When can we look forward to better times?
How a High Street is weathering the economic storm
How do economists measure the state of the economy?
Savers and borrowers have gained. Will it last?

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RECESSION BASICS
Find out how the downturn took shape
Puzzled by the jargon? We explain
What is GDP and how is it calculated?

FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Teeside's 'smoggies' embrace new greener jobs
Tell us your experiences of the recession
At Bristol docks, any recovery is still at sea
Job hunting, chasing orders... and doing fine.
How this recession compares with previous ones
How unemployment has risen in your area of the UK

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