U.K. Still Lags Its G-7 Peers in Economic Growth
When U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government began formal talks on exiting the European Union, the British economy was in poor shape, with first-quarter growth the weakest in the Group of Seven. Roll on the next round of Brexit negotiations -- which is set to start within days -- and not much has changed. The U.K. economy is still bringing up the rear among the major advanced economies.