Miliband: Government's economic plan has 'failed'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the government's economic plan has "failed" after figures released today showed GDP shrank by 0.7% between April and June.

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Worst recession in 50 years

Gross domestic product shrank by 0.7% between April and June, taking Britain into its longest double-dip recession for more than 50 years, official figures have revealed.