A spokesman for the Treasury said: "Inflation has fallen by a third since September. Most market commentators expect inflation to continue falling later this year, providing ongoing relief for family budgets."
More top news
Scientists believe they have invented an ice cream that will melt slower in the sun.
There were shocks, tears and skimpy outfits at the star-studded MTV Video Music Awards in LA.
Ferry services from Calais have resumed in the wake of Sunday's blockade but passengers have been warned they face delays.