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European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years

European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years

Business
The European Union economy grew at its fastest pace in a decade last year, figures from the EU statistics office Eurostat have confirmed.The 28-strong EU expanded by 2.5% in 2017, its strongest performance since 2007, when it grew by 2.7%.In the final three months both the EU and the 19-nation eurozone grew by 0.6% compared with the previous quarter.That was mirrored by growth in the EU's biggest economy, Germany, which grew by 0.6% in the final quarter of 2017.France also expanded by 0.6%, while Spanish growth was a notch stronger at 0.7%.Overall in 2017, the eurozone grew by 2.5%, Eurostat said, the fastest growth rate since a 3% rise in 2007.These latest figures confirm the flash estimates published by Eurostat at the end of January, which were based on more limited data. Investec eco...
Ledley King tweets about his fastest goal following Christian Eriksen's strike against Manchester United

Ledley King tweets about his fastest goal following Christian Eriksen's strike against Manchester United

Sports
Christian Eriksen's goal after 11 seconds was not as quick as Ledley King in 2000Thursday, February 1, 2018Remember when Ledley King scored what is still the fastest ever Premier League goal?He does, and the former defender was keen to highlight his record remains intact despite Christian Eriksen coming close to ending it in Tottenham's 2-0 win against Man United.King took just 10 seconds to score for Spurs against Bradford in 2000, with Eriksen needing 11 seconds to beat David De Gea at Wembley.This was the White Hart Lane favourite's jokey tweet...Let's block ads! (Why?)