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Hot summer gives boost to UK economy

Hot summer gives boost to UK economy

Business
The UK economy grew by 0.7% in the three months to August, buoyed by the hot summer, the Office for National Statistics said.But the ONS said that in August, GDP growth was flat. Economists had predicted 0.1% growth.The three-month measure was the fastest pace of growth since February 2017, economists said.The ONS's head of GDP, Rob Kent-Smith, said the economy had "continued to rebound strongly after a weak spring".He said "retail, food and drink production and house building all performing particularly well during the hot summer months"."However, long-term growth continues to lag behind its historical trend," Mr Kent-Smith added. The ONS has introduced monthly measures of GDP and provides three-month rolling growth figu...
Barcelona plan to watch Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in every game ahead of possible summer transfer

Barcelona plan to watch Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in every game ahead of possible summer transfer

Sports
Keeping tabs It is understood the Spanish giants are keeping a close eye on the World Cup winner's situation at Old Trafford Barcelona plan to watch Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in every game for the rest of this season as they consider a move for the midfield star. The Spanish Liga club were said to be keen on recruiting him last summer, but a move never materialised and representatives were there to see him in action in the Champions League against Young Boys on Wednesday night. Paul Pogba has hinted at tensions between him and Jose Mourinho While it is not uncommon for club’s to monitor other players, Pogba’s frosty relationship with manager Jose Mourinho and rumours of Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola attempting to orc...

Taking Summer Hours on a Thursday

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Programming Note John Blank was on CNBC s Closing Bell this afternoon discussing how Alibaba s recent pullback is really a buying opportunity Watch his appearance right here It s a good thing we got that recent four day rally when we did because otherwise we would have suffered Latest Articles in
Liz Hurley, 52, shares slice of ‘summer heaven’ in thigh-grazing minidress

Liz Hurley, 52, shares slice of ‘summer heaven’ in thigh-grazing minidress

Entertainment
Liz Hurley's legs are nearly as talked about as the woman herself.The brunette bombshell is often showing off her never-ending supermodel pins in an array of stunning shots.And her latest snap certainly didn’t disappoint, as the Austin Powers cast member rocked a very short dress, revealing her lithe pins. INSTAGRAM/ LIZ HURLEY BEAMING: Liz Hurley flashes pins Elizabeth Hurley's hottest pictures   Elizabeth Hurley's hottest pictures Liz Hurley/Instagram ...

IMAX Is a Summer Blockbuster

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The big picture keeps paying off for IMAX NYSE IMAX The provider of supersized theatrical experiences posted robust growth on both ends of the income statement after Wednesday s market close proving once again that folks are willing to pay a premium for a superior Latest Articles in