UK GDP grew 1.0% in Q3. This was much higher than the 0.6% gain forecast by economists.This is the fastest pace of growth since Q3 2007.
The service sector grew by 1.3% and industrial output increased by 1.1%. Construction fell 2.5%.
Olympic ticket sales added 0.2 percentage points to GDP, reports World First.
Markets are extending their rally in Europe.
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