Friday Briefing: A nation is a complicated thing

Friday Briefing

James Baxter-Derrington
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Last week, we learnt the UK had entered a technical recession.

The news was met with every kind of response, including ‘it's only technical', ‘we're all doomed', ‘nothing's changed', ‘we're already on the way out of a recession so stop moaning about it and, no, I won't be acknowledging the fact I've admitted we were in a recession'… you get the picture. Friday Briefing: A call-out for your stories Certainly,  inly, the news came as no surprise by the time Thursday morning rolled around, whether because people had read the multitude of economist predictions on the matter or simply because, well, the UK feels like it's in a recession. But a nat...

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