Wednesday

4th May 2016

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French unemployment rate hits new record

France’s unemployment rate rose for the ninth consecutive month in July, hitting a record high of 3,424,000 people out of work, according to new statistics released on Wednesday by the country's Labour Ministry. The number of jobless people increased by around 26,000 in July compared to June.

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