The UK economy grew by 0.5% in the third quarter of the year, official figures have confirmed, dragged down by a widening trade gap.
Confidence among shoppers in Germany has dipped according to a survey, amid worries over Europe's largest economy.
"Very significant" government spending cuts will be imposed before the next general election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank warns.
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