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UK consumer price inflation rose to 1.9% in June from 1.5% in May, driven by price rises in women's clothing and air fares, official figures show.
Plans for a cap on interest rates on payday loans from January 2015 are announced by UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority.
The British Chambers of Commerce represents 100,000 businesses of all shapes and sizes and it says there is a fear about exporting among many companies.
Young people were hit far harder by the recession than older generations, both in terms of incomes and employment, a report finds.