France moves ahead of UK in world economic table forecast

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Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the resulting fall in the value of sterling have caused it to fall behind France in a world economic ranking produced by the independent think-tank CEBR, which also predicts strong rise in Asian economies over the coming years.

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The UK has slipped below France this year in the World Economic League Table (Welt), which tracks the size of economies around the world and forecasts how this might change in the next 15 years, reports The Telegraph.