UK economy extends recovery from Covid-19 crash, grows by 6.6% in July

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy grew for a third month in a row as the country tried to recover from its coronavirus lockdown crash, official data showed on Friday. Output expanded by 6.6% in July from June, helped by the further lifting of restrictions in sectors such as pubs, bars and restaurants. Economists polled by Reuters had expected growth of 6.

7% in July. However, the economy remained 11.7% smaller than its level in February, before the pandemic hit Britain. "While it has continued steadily on the path.

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