LONDON— Britain's economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday. The Office for National Statistics said gross domestic product grew by 0.8 percent in the three months through June compared with the previous quarter.» Read More
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