Biggest increase in French jobless total since 2013

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Number of people without work in France has risen to 3.59 million but employment ministry says it hopes figure will start to fall in 2016.

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The number of unemployed in France increased in October by 42,000 from a month earlier, the biggest monthly rise in two years, the Labour Ministry said Thursday, denting the government's hope for good news ahead of regional elections, reports GlobalPost.