French jobless numbers fall by 1.8pct month-on-month in September

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A fall of 68,500 registered unemployed in September compared to August, leaving the official total number of jobless at 3,475,600, was the biggest monthly decrease registered since 1996.

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France's jobless total fell last month by the most on record, labour ministry data showed on Tuesday, giving a boost to President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to turn the job market around, reports FRANCE 24.