UK rejigs inflation basket

Rose wine, hot rotisserie chicken and internet-based DVD subscriptions are some of the items that have been added to Britain's new inflation basket.

The Office for National Statistics, the government statistics bureau which calculates British inflation, said on Monday that it will also include MP4 players and Blu-ray discs, but rid the basket of wine boxes, MP3 players and rentals from DVD hire shops as part of its annual review.

The Office for National Statistics collects about 120,000 price