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IMF raises UK economic growth forecast

21 January 2014 Last updated at 16:40 GMT

The International Monetary Fund has increased its growth forecast for the UK economy.

It now expects the economy to grow 2.4% this year - faster than any other major European economy - against its previous forecast of 1.9%.

Economic analyst, Anna Leach said that if George Osborne had been playing with fire, then so far he had won.