France Urges Cooling Of Austerity, Focus On Growth
The British economy contracted by a quarterly rate of 0.3 percent in the last three months of 2012, and another dip is expected in the first quarter of 2013, meaning that Europe's third-largest economy will be in recession for the third time in a little over four years.
AP writer Cassandra Vinograd in London contributed reporting.
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