[<< wikinews] Wikinews Shorts: April 26, 2008
A compilation of brief news reports for Saturday, April 26, 2008 .


=== Economic Growth in UK slowing ===
 The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has reported that the level of quarter on quarter growth in the UK economy is continuing to slow. The year on year growth is slightly below the forecasted level.
Despite the decrease in the output in many sectors, the ONS reported that "output of the service industries is estimated to have increased 
by 0.6 per cent. "
Sources

 "UK economic growth still slowing" — BBC News Online, April 25, 2008
 "Gross domestic product" — Office of National Statistics, April 25, 2008