Slight rise in unemployment rate in France in June

The official number of jobless rose month-on-month by 0.2% in June, to reach a total of 3,525,700 registered unemployed, down 0.7% over 12 months.

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France's jobless total rose by 5,400 in June in a sign that a gradual economic recovery has yet to fully feed into the jobs market, labour ministry data published on Tuesday showed, reports Business Recorder.