London— Britain’s economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near flat output in the final quarter, data showed on Monday, as Brexit uncertainty and weaker global growth bite. The bleak official data comes as the British government seeks to win more time to secure EU concessions on Brexit that could pass parliament and avert a chaotic split from the bloc on March 29. Businesses are on edge with Britain just weeks away from its scheduled departure from the European project after 46 years and still has no firm arrangements in place. The UK parliament in January roundly rejected a Brexit deal Prime Minister Theresa May had sealed with the remaining 27 EU leaders. With May’s deal on the rocks, a large piece of masonry fell from a British parliamentary building onto a parked vehicle at the weekend in an accident heavy with symbolism. Monday’s figures followed data last week that showed Britain’s dominant service sector almost ground to a halt in January. “The economy is c...

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