UK inflation falls as King writes letter

British inflation fell in November but remains far above the Bank of England's target, obliging Mervyn King, the governor of the central bank, to write another letter explaining why inflation remains so high and what the Bank is doing to bring it down.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), the national statistical agency, reported on Tuesday that consumer price inflation had fallen to 4.1% in November from 4.5% in October.

Despite the decline in inflation, King still had to write to the c