Politics 21 December 2012 "All in all, the UK appears to be ending 2012 not in particularly great shape” Business quote of the day. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML "All in all, the UK appears to be ending 2012 not in particularly great shape” James Knightly from ING, on the news that the government had to borrow more than expected in November, with official figures showing borrowing was £17.5bn last month - £1.2bn high than last year. › Balls reveals that Miliband hasn't guaranteed his position The government had to borrow more than expected. Here's a sad baby. Photograph: Getty Images Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?