Inflation down despite fuel costs

Press Association
Coin pile
Coin pile

Inflation edged lower last month as higher petrol pump prices were offset by softer clothing costs and utility bills, official figures have revealed.

The consumer price index (CPI) rate of inflation fell to 2.5% in August, from 2.6% the previous month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%