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Petrol prices 'no rip-off'

Fuel price rises have been driven by tax rises and the hike in the oil price, the Office of Fair Trading has reported. It says it finds "very limited evidence" that retailers aren't passing on drops in the wholesale price to drivers quickly enough.

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AA: Petrol prices back on the rise

According to the AA's January fuel report, petrol prices are back on the rise after three and a half months of gradual falls.

It found that the price gap between petrol and diesel has widened from 5p in the summer to 8p this winter.

The UK has the thirteenth highest petrol price in Europe Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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