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Andrew Verity
BBC economics correspondent. That should mean I'm corresponding with everyone. Views mine: facts, everyone's.
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Andrew Verity 23h
"almost half of owner occupiers have 2 or more spare bedrooms" (Nationwide). Yes: older empty nesters have space; young families need it.
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Andrew Verity Jul 1
@chilternrailways 18.21 from Marylebone to Bicester air conditioning not switched on in 3rd carriage. Tortuous for customers inc. kids.
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Andrew Verity Jul 1
In manufacturing and production, productivity fell; but in services it was up in Q1. Big question: will this lead to sustained pay rises?
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Andrew Verity Jul 1
Productivity grew by 1.3 per cent in the year to the end of March - and was up 0.3% on the quarter, the fastest growth since 2012 (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Jun 30
Can this really be an official letter? "Greece's is still committed..."
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zerohedge Jun 30
EUR TO FRESH LOW 1.1131 AS USD DEMAND EMERGES AT LONDON FIXING. Bollinger time at the "Cartel"
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Mark Constantine Jun 30
Chart: 's recession vs. US 1930s Great Depression GDP. GDP -25%, unemployment 25%+, youth unemployment 50%+.
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James Plunkett Jun 30
Even now, UK GDP per head is still below where it was in 2008:
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Pedro da Costa Jun 29
Dallas Fed's Fisher spent years railing against too-big-to-fail banks. Now he's going to work for one.
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
this is why it's such a struggle every morning not to look like an ape
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Peter Spiegel Jun 25
Creditors' bailout plan for moves 67 retirement age target to 2022, but slower "solidarity grant" phase-out
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
Hi Alan I've sent you a direct message; please email or call when you can. Andy
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David Cornock Jun 25
At last. I'm officially above average at something.
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
In the year to June 2014 there was net immigration of 258,700. Since then it's been higher so population likely to have risen even faster.
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
The average age in the UK is now 40 - the highest it's ever been (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
Unlike in 2013 immigration was the biggest factor pushing up population in year to June 2014
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
Population was 64,596,000 on 30 June 2014 - says estimate out just now from ONS. Up 491,100, a faster rise than last year.
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Andrew Verity Jun 25
the population increased by nearly half a million in the year 2013/14. Population rises accelerating
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Tristan Carlyon Jun 24
Renters in UK paying the most in Europe - great blog by :
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Andrew Verity Jun 23
The cost to the taxpayer of tax credits: and the cost to families if they're slashed:
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