While the many stories have carried the ongoing Greece debt crisis, the United Kingdom seems to remain aloof to issues of the other Euro-zone nations. UK GDP grew .6% during Quarter 4, an increase of previous estimates by .1 percent. Overall the UK grew an estimated 2.8% in 2014. This level of growth has almost surpassed 2008 levels. Furthermore UK exports grew around 4.6% and Household income expanded .6%. These impressive gains come in response to decreases in fuel and consumer prices as well as higher wages.
It is interesting to see such growth while the rest of Euro-zone struggles to make any significant increases in growth. As this graph shows the UK has continued to overshadow anemic growth in the Euro-zone.
As seen in the the UK has continued to grow past Euro-zone levels. Though the Euro-zone seems to be closing the gap. Whether that trend will continue is yet to be seen