French Joblessness Tops 3 Million for First Time in 13 Yrs

 
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The number of unemployed in France topped the 3 million mark in August for the first time in 13 years, official figures showed on September 26, adding to President Francois Hollande's woes as he seeks to revive a stalled economy and his tumbling poll ratings.

Marking its 16th consecutive monthly rise, the number of registered jobseekers in mainland France increased by 23,900 last month to 3,011,000, Labor Ministry data showed. That was a 9 percent increase year-on-year...

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