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Spaniards resort to self-employment

As big companies shed jobs amid high unemployment, more individuals are relying on their own ingenuity to earn a living.
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2013 20:04

The latest unemployment figures for the eurozone have just been released. It hit a record high of 11.9 percent in January - which is nearly 19 million people out of work.

In Spain more than one in four people is without a job and, now, more people are choosing to work for themselves. 

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Madrid.

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