EASTLEIGH, England Leaving the European Union would be economic self-destruction for Britain, shattering stability, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, presenting a Treasury report warning of recession, a tumble in the pound, and half a million job losses.
LONDON Britain could sink into a year-long recession if it votes to leave the European Union, Chancellor George Osborne said in his latest attempt to focus voters on the potential hit to the economy from an "Out" vote.
LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron warned voters on Sunday that they would face higher grocery bills if the country decides to leave the European Union at a June 23 referendum, citing a potential drop in the value of sterling.
LONDON British house prices would fall 10 percent to 18 percent if the country voted to leave the European Union, Chancellor George Osborne said on Friday.
LONDON British factory orders have risen this month at the fastest rate since the end of last year, and overall output rose at the strongest pace since August, figures from the Confederation of British Industry showed on Friday.
LONDON The Bank of England may need to provide more stimulus to Britain's economy if growth does not recover as forecast after next month's referendum on European Union membership, BoE policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe said on Thursday.
LONDON British retail sales bounced back much more strongly than expected in April, despite cold weather dealing a big blow to spring clothing sales compared with last year, official figures showed on Thursday.
LONDON Britain's labour market mostly withstood the uncertainty around June's European Union membership referendum in the first quarter, as the employment rate increased and the number of jobless edged lower.
LONDON British households' financial situation weakened at the fastest rate in nearly two years this month, a survey showed on Wednesday, due more to slow wage growth and expectations of inflation than fears of next month's European Union referendum.
LONDON British inflation slipped in April for the first time since September last year, reflecting a drop in airfares after a March surge around the Easter holidays disappeared, as well as lower clothing prices.