Inflation on the Consumer Price Index, the Bank of England’s target measure, fell to 2.8% in April from 3.1% in March, the Office for National Statistics said. The Times. Daily Telegraph

A fall in gas and electricity bills helped to push inflation back down towards its 2% target.

On the Retail Prices Index, a wider measure of inflation, prices were up by 4.5% over the year, compared with 4.8% in March.