UK inflation falls to 13-month low, sending pound sliding – as it happened
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UK inflation falls to 13-month low, sending pound sliding – as it happened

Cheaper airfares helped to pull Britain’s inflation rate down to 2.4% last monthBreaking: CPI fell to 2.4% in AprilAirfares dropped last month thanks to early EasterSterling has fallen to $1.335, lowest since December 2017Introduction: Why today’s UK inflation figures matter 5.50pm BSTAfter a positive couple of days, European markets fell …