09/10/2013 07:21 BST | Updated 09/10/2013 07:42 BST

IMF Boosts UK Growth, But Eurozone Still Cold (PICTURE)

George Osborne may be celebrating the International Monetary Fund's decision to boost its UK economic forecasts by more than any other major economy, but the economic outlook for the counties using the euro is still harrowing.

The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook saw the UK set to grow 1.4% this year and 1.9% in 2014, an improvement from the IMF's warning six months ago that the Chancellor was "playing with fire".

However, most of the eurozone is still in recession or suffering from growth of less than 1%, as the IMF's heat map of economic growth shows.