FTSE 100 closes above 7500 for first time as UK inflation jumps to 2.7% – as it happened – The Guardian

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Rising air fares, clothing and food costs have driven the cost of living up at its fastet rate in nearly four years, faster than earnings

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<!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–>Soaring air fares over Easter helped to drive the cost of living up at its fastest rate since 2013




Soaring air fares over Easter helped to drive the cost of living up at its fastest rate since 2013
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