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UK economy grows 0.7%, ONS estimates

The UK economy grew by 0.7% during the third quarter of 2014, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today.

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Construction fastest-growing sector in third quarter

Construction was the fastest growing sector of the economy in the third quarter of the year, according to the latest GDP estimate.

The ONS estimates that construction was the fastest-growing sector in the third quarter. Credit: ONS

The Office for National Statistics preliminary estimate found that the dominant services sector grew at 0.7%, while agriculture was the slowest-growing sector at 0.3%.

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