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By PAN PYLAS<
LONDON (AP) - A spike in consumer spending driven by warm weather and England's surprise run to the semifinals of the soccer World Cup helped the British economy post its best growth in nearly two years during the third quarter, official figures showed Friday.
However, the 0.6 percent quarterly rate may not be sustainable. It was mostly reliant on a sharp pick-up in ...