Pigeons descend on empty plates left by customers outside of a coffee shop at Portobello Road Market in the Notting Hill district of west London, on August 8, 2017.
Last week, The Bank of England cut its UK growth forecasts with governor Mark Carney warning that high inflation triggered by a Brexit-fuelled slump in the pound had hurt consumer spending. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga Akmen        (Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images)