The day before the Chancellor publishes his Autumn Statement on the economy, a new survey by the Office for National Statistics shows that families in Britain are spending much more. High fuel prices and rail fares are bringing up the household bills.
ITV's Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports:
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Nearly 38,000 runners will hope to complete Sunday's London Marathon making it the biggest event in its 35-year history.
Rain across central Britain with longer, intense downpours with thunder in places this evening. A lucky few will stay sunny and dry.
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