The number of households in England is projected to grow by a smaller amount than previously thought, thanks to new assumptions about fertility, life expectancy and net migration.
Shoppers have defied Brexit concerns to continue their spending spree over the summer, figures show.
Inflation grew more than expected last month, as higher price tags for transport, theatre tickets and autumn clothing raised pressure on household finances.
Inflation is forecast to have edged down in August after a drop in motor fuel costs helped offset a jump in food prices, according to economists.
More migrants from eight eastern European countries are now leaving the UK than coming for the first time since the nations joined the EU in 2004, official figures show.
Net migration to the UK from the EU has fallen to its lowest level in more than five years, official figures show.
Civil partnerships in England and Wales rose for the second year in a row since same-sex marriages were introduced, new figures show.
Retail sales grew faster than expected in July when sunshine and the World Cup boosted food sales and shoppers took advantage of online sales and prolonged discounts on fashion.
House prices in London have fallen at their fastest pace since 2009 as the capital’s property market continues to cool, official figures have shown.
One in 10 households in the UK still do not have access to the internet, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).