Wednesday, April 23, 2014   

UK jobless numbers fall to 2.39m
(12-18 18:16)

Britain's unemployment rate has dropped to a new four-year low point, official data show.
The jobless rate slid to 7.4 percent in the three months to October from 7.6 percent in the quarter ending in September, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement.
The rate is the lowest level since the three months to April 2009.
The ONS added that the number of unemployed people has fallen by 99,000 between August and October to 2.39 million.—AFP

   
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