British retail sales dropped at their sharpest pace in a year last month - a reminder of the weakness in the country's economy. Food sales were particularly poor - down more than 4 percent from March, and the worst showing in almost two years. In its annual review of the UK economy, the International Monetary Fund says Britain should be doing more to speed up the slow recovery, possibly by borrowing to fund investment. David Lipton is the First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF.
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