U.K. Overcomes Record Slump With 0.8% Quarterly Expansion

U.K. Overcomes Record Slump With 0.8% Quarterly Expansion

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A chambermaid prepares the bed of a guest room in a hotel in London. Growth last quarter was led by services, the largest part of the economy, which expanded 1 percent, the most since the third quarter of 2012.