Britain’s economy has contracted for the first time since 2012. Photo: AFP

UK economy shrinks for first time in 7 years amid Brexit chaos, sparks recession fears

  • The data, which was worse than market expectations for zero growth, sent the pound sliding against the euro
  • Another contraction in the current third quarter would put the country in official recession
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Britain’s economy has contracted for the first time since 2012. Photo: AFP
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