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Jesse's sidebar links to a website that shows national indebtedness, e.g.:
But this needs interpreting in the light of money owed both ways (the net international investment position, or NIIP), e.g.:
Recent ONS statistics show that as our pound and stocks devalued, our NIIP improved (if that's an improvement):
... so what counts as good news, and how badly-off are we?