Unemployment

Unemployment - The unemployment rate in France has dropped slightly in the second quarter of this year by 0.2%. According to figures published by INSEE the decrease to 8.2% represents 66,000 fewer unemployed. The lowest level reached to date since 2009 was 8.5%. The new figures show a continuing downward trend of 0.6% each year. The report forecasts that the unemployment rate will reach 8.3% by the end of the year.

 

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Evening Update Wednesday 30 September 2020

An appeal against the closure of all bars and restaurants in Marseille for two weeks has been rejected by the Administrative Court this afternoon... Evening Update Wednesday 30 September 2020 Read More

30/09/2020

Lunchtime News Wednesday 30th September 2020

Maurice Agnelet has been released for medical reasons. The 82-year-old former lawyer was given a 20 year prison sentence in 2014 for the assassination... Lunchtime News Wednesday 30th September 2020 Read More

30/09/2020

French and Riviera News Wednesday 30th September 2020

Nearly 300 scientists have denounced the French government’s "disproportionate" measures against Covid-19.... French and Riviera News Wednesday 30th September 2020 Read More

30/09/2020

Evening Update Tuesday September 2020

The French terrorism prosecutor has said that the man alleged to have carried out the knife attack near the former Charlie Hebdo premises in Paris was... Evening Update Tuesday September 2020 Read More

29/09/2020