François Hollande: Rejected Before a Year in Office

On 25 April 2013 the French Ministry of Labour posted the latest unemployment figures for March - an increase of 36,900 and the 23rd consecutive monthly increase - which showed that 3.224 million were signed up and looking for work. The Ministry admitted that this figure broke the previous record set in 1997 of 3.195 million and whilst not releasing an unemployment rate, reiterated that this had stood at 10.2 per cent at the beginning of the year and that they are confidant that the rate would ...


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