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Last Updated: Friday January 23 2009 16:24 GMT

Kids tell of recession worries

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Money problems around the world have been making news for months, and now it's been announced the UK is officially in something called a recession.

A recession means the UK has gone through two three-month-long periods where the amount of money the country makes has gone down.

Sonali went to meet some kids at a London school to find out if they've noticed their families being affected by the recession.