UK unemployment highest in almost two decades

Latest figures show more than two and a half million Britons are out of work with levels at their highest in 17 years.

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    Unemployment in the UK has reached its highest level in 17 years. More than two and a half million Britons are now out of work.

    Additionally, new rules say that unless people can prove they are looking for work for several hours a day they might get their benefits removed.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Manchester.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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