UK inflation hits 7% as energy prices continue to surge

Highest in 30 years

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UK inflation hits 7% as energy prices continue to surge

UK inflation has accelerated to a new 30-year high according to the latest figures, reaching 7% from March from 6.2% in February.

The highest CPI inflation rate since March 1992 has been driven primarily by the shock in energy prices, with housing and transport prices also pushed up due to the cost of fuel. Other sectors, such...

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