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UK back in recession

David Cameron says there will be "no change" in the way his government is handling Britain's economy after the country slipped back into recession. Figures show an estimated 0.2% quarterly decline in GDP.

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Psychological effects of recession

Britain is back in recession and the real coalface of the downturn are job centres like the one in Swansea, where ITV News spoke to 25 year-old Kelly Whittle, a graduate who lost her job at Nursery earlier this year.

She sums up the psychological effect the word 'recession' has on those already struggling to make ends up. Asked about today's GDP figures, she said it is "bleak and I don't know where my next job is going to come from". She says she isn't too proud to take cleaning work but is not getting anywhere.

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