Peter Hoskin

Checking up on the UK’s debt crisis

Now this is engrossing in a grim kind of way.  It’s the Economist’s brand new Global Debt Comparison feature, and charts public debt for the entire world ($39.1 trillion dollars, at the moment), while also providing details for individual countries. 

If you want a sense of the debt crisis facing this country, then just click on the info for the UK across a few years. 

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