Knife crime in England and Wales hit a record high in 2018/19, up 8% on the previous year, official figures show.
Office for National Statistics
House prices in London have tumbled at the fastest annual rate since 2009, official figures show.
UK inflation was subdued in June, as rising food and alcohol prices were offset by cheaper petrol and diesel.
The UK’s strong jobs market is in danger of stagnating, economists have warned as unemployment remained at a record low in the latest figures.
Employment remains near record highs in the UK, with higher numbers of working women contributing to the strong labour market, new figures reveal.
Economists and the Labour Party have voiced concerns over the UK’s productivity crisis after fresh figures showed a third straight quarter of decline.
The population of the UK has risen to 66.4 million but the growth rate has stalled, official estimates show.
UK inflation cooled off in May as price rises for travellers slowed down during the lull after the Easter rush, new figures showed.
Inflation is expected to have slipped in May, following an Easter boost to transport prices in the previous month.
Employment remains at an all-time high in the UK, as the rate for women hit a fresh record, new figures reveal.
Growth in the British economy slowed in the three months to April, as a drop in car production following the original Brexit deadline hit output.
The number of EU nationals living in the UK has fallen for the first time since official data recording started 15 years ago, new statistics show.
Immigration to the UK from the European Union has fallen to the lowest level in five years.
UK inflation was higher in April, as the Easter getaway rush boosted air fares and the higher energy price cap was introduced.
Inflation is expected to have jumped higher in April as a hike in the energy price cap came into effect.
Unemployment in Scotland has dropped to its lowest level of 3.2% after five consecutive months of record-low figures.
Men living in the poorest parts of England are 4.5 times more likely to die from an avoidable cause than those in the richest areas, new figures suggest.
Knife crime reached a record level last year in England and Wales, while there was the highest number of homicides for more than a decade, official figures show.
There were 732 homicides in England and Wales last year – the highest number in a decade, official figures show.
Five-year survival for breast, prostate and bowel cancer has barely improved in the last decade, new figures suggest.