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Spanish unemployment falls below 4 million as tourist influx boosts hiring
Spain just saw its biggest fall in unemployment ever recorded in the month of May with the total dipping below four million for the first time in six years.
Focus: education supporting peace in Tunisia
Focus looks at how education can support peace in Tunisia and help with one of the country’s big concerns: youth unemployment?
Protests against France's labour reforms spread across the country with transport targeted
Austria on a far-right path
Austria’s presidential election second-round runoff takes place on Sunday (May 22).
Mainland France unemployment dips below 10%
The unemployment rate in mainland France has edged below 10 percent for the first time since early 2014 offering some evidence that the labour market may be turning a corner.
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Services and construction jobs reduce Spanish unemployment total for April
Seasonal factors meant the number of people registered as unemployed in Spain fell in April by 83,599, but remains above four million where it has been for since 2010.
Surprise fall in French jobless total, but underlying trend still grim
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit dropped by 60,000 in March, but much of the decline came from people not updating their job-seeking status so they were not counted.
Unemployment rate down in euro area
Figures just out show February’s unemployment rate in the euro area stood at 10.3 percent. That is down 0.1 percent on the previous month and is the
Police and students face off in France
Schools blockaded in France as tensions rise over labour reforms
The government is in the middle of fierce debate with unions over plans to overhaul rules about working conditions and hours
Spanish unemployment shows slight rise, but underlying numbers stable
The number of people registering as out of work in Spain rose slightly in February compared with January, but adjusted figures taking into account seasonal factors showed a decrease in the jobless tot
Millions more Chinese 'zombie company' workers face the sack
China reportedly plans to lay off millions more workers at so-called 'zombie' companies to cut industrial overcapacity and pollution, according to sources close to the Beijing leadership.
UK jobless rate unchanged, wage growth slows
Unemployment in the UK fell by 60,000 in the final three months of 2015, but despite the strong labour market wage growth slowed.
US jobs growth weaker but steady in January - up by 151,000
US employment gains slowed more than expected in January as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded, giving the Federal Reserve more to ponder on rate hike timing.
Spanish jobless total sees seasonal rise
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 1.4 percent in January from a month earlier, or by 57,247 people as companies laid off seasonal staff after Christmas.
Spanish unemployment falls by record amount, still almost 21 percent
Spanish unemployment has fallen by record amount, but is still almost 21 percent of the workforce presenting a threat to the country's long-term economic growth.
Tunisia: President warns ISIL could exploit unrest over unemployment
As protests over youth unemployment spread in Tunisia, the country’s President Beji Caid Essebsi has warned that unrest could be exploited by the
UK jobless rate down, wage growth slows
Even as the unemployment rate fell, wage growth in Britain in the three months to November was the slowest since February, reducing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates.
Rise in US jobs - unemployment holds steady
The first major piece of data on the US economic economic calender for 2016 has been released. In December non-farm payrolls grew 292,000 up from
Seasonal gift to Spain and Germany's unemployment rates
A busy Christmas season has helped pushed Spain’s unemployment rate down further. It fell by 1.34 percent in December, leaving just over four million
Unemployment in Spain: a life without hope?
Spanish election: redrawing the political map of Spain
On the Network this week Chris Burns and his guests look at what is at stake in Spain’s general election later this month. Can the ruling Partido
Unemployment in Greece falls - ever so slightly
Unemployment in Greece fell slightly in September. Official figures put the rate at 24.6 percent, down a tenth of a percentage point from an upwardly
Strong US job gains further fuel rate rise expectations
US job growth increased solidly in November – another sign that the economy is holding up – and for many another reason for the Federal Reserve to
French unemployment bucks eurozone trend to hit 18-year high
Unemployment in France has risen to its highest level for 18 years. The figures grind against the gradual improvement elsewhere in the eurozone. Data