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Bags and Bling, Tourists Seek Bargains in Brexit Britain

LONDON, United Kingdom — The sharp fall in sterling since Britain voted to leave the European Union has encouraged tourists to go on a spending spree, providing a little relief for the economy as it faces an overall sharp slowdown. Foreign visitors have helped boost high street sales since the referendum on June 23, Britain’s official statisticians say. London’s West End shopping district has also …