GASOLINE CRISIS FUELS BRITISH BUYING SPREE

LONDON -- U.K. food retailers said late last week the main problem during the nation's gasoline crisis has been demand, not supply.British gasoline shipments were expected to begin to flow again over the weekend after protests were called off Thursday at the nation's main fuel refineries. The protests by truckers, farmers and the self-employed started last Monday and were against the high level of

LONDON -- U.K. food retailers said late last week the main problem during the nation's gasoline crisis has been demand, not supply.

British gasoline shipments were expected to begin to flow again over the weekend after protests were called off Thursday at the nation's main fuel refineries. The protests by truckers, farmers and the self-employed started last Monday and were against the high level of gasoline prices in the U.K., where almost 80% of the cost is made up of government taxe

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