French jobless total falls slightly in January

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In the first drop since August 2014,  the number of people without work fell 19,100 to 3,481,600, down 0.5 percent month on month.

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The number of unemployed people in France fell slightly in January, the first drop since August, as the government tries to spur growth and revive hiring in the euro zone's second-biggest labour market, reports Yahoo! News.