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Report: Unemployment dropped in Britain

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 13:09 EDT
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The number of unemployed people in Britain fell by 7,000 to 2.59 million in the quarter to July compared with the three months to April, official data showed on Wednesday.

Britain’s unemployment rate was stable at 8.1 percent, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement.

The rate and number of unemployed however rose slightly when compared with the quarter ending in June, the ONS added.

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