UK inflation accelerates to 10.4pc in February

Published : 22 Mar 2023 09:17 PM

British annual inflation unexpectedly accelerated in February, official data showed Wednesday, in fresh headwinds for a nation battling a cost-of-living crisis.

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 10.4 percent in the 12 months to February 2023, up from 10.1 percent in January, the Office for National Statistics said.