UK unemployment hits seven-year low: data

The UK unemployment rate -- the proportion of the labour force without work -- for the three months to the end of September slid to 5.3 percent, a level last seen in early 2008Britain’s unemployment rate hit a new seven-year low in the third quarter, while employment struck a record high, official data showed Wednesday. The rate — the proportion of the labour force without work — for the three months to the end of September slid to 5.3 percent, a level last seen in early 2008.

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