Office for National Statistics

The UK’s coronavirus death statistics in context
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In Depth

The UK’s coronavirus death statistics in context

Patient deaths rise by 786 but experts caution against drawing conclusions from the data
8 Apr 2020
UK economy stagnated in final quarter of 2019
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In Brief

UK economy stagnated in final quarter of 2019

Speculation of a rise in interest rates after disappointing report from ONS
12 Feb 2020
Absence rates halve - is the day of the sickie over?
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In Brief

Absence rates halve - is the day of the sickie over?

Number of people off work reduced by 50% in two decades
7 Nov 2019
Surprise economic growth - is recession off the cards?
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In Brief

Surprise economic growth - is recession off the cards?

Office for National Statistics announced 0.3% increase in activity
10 Sep 2019
Immigration: Cameron gets his 'ifs and buts' kicked
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In Depth

Immigration: Cameron gets his 'ifs and buts' kicked

Despite a chorus of complaints from senior Tories, PM remains 'defiant' about manifesto target
3 Mar 2015
Boost for Tories: growth goes up, jobless number falls
The Mole
In Depth

Boost for Tories: growth goes up, jobless number falls

New figures show economy grew by 2.6% in 2014 – Britain’s best performance since 2007
18 Feb 2015
THE MOLE: Tax hole leaves Tory plan in tatters
The Mole
In Depth

THE MOLE: Tax hole leaves Tory plan in tatters

Far from offering tax cuts, George Osborne looks likely to be promising even more austerity
22 Oct 2014

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UK unemployment down – but so is the average wage
Unemployment figures nearing six-year low
In Brief

UK unemployment down – but so is the average wage

Economists warn of 'paymageddon' as average wages see 'shock' fall for the first time in five years
13 Aug 2014
CHILD BIRTH: Why are more women waiting until 30?
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In Depth

CHILD BIRTH: Why are more women waiting until 30?

The new baby boomers: young mothers eclipsed by thirty-somethings like Kate Middleton
25 Jan 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 2 Nov 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 2 Nov 2012

2 Nov 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 25 Oct 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 25 Oct 2012

25 Oct 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 21 Sep 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 21 Sep 2012

21 Sep 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 30 Aug 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 30 Aug 2012

30 Aug 2012