UK petrol price at 10 month high ahead of duty hike


LONDON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Petrol prices in the UK have risen to their highest in 10 months ahead of the fuel duty increase at the start of September, the Automobile Association said on Thursday. The average pump price was 1.051 pounds ($1.70) per litre of petrol as of Thursday and 1.0562 pounds ($1.71) per litre of diesel. "The average price of petrol in the UK has pushed past the 105 pence-a-litre mark for the first time since mid October last year," the AA said in a statement. The ...

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