U.K. unemployment sees smallest increase since 2008

11/12/2009 | Guardian (London), The

The unemployment rate in the U.K. rose to 7.8% in the third quarter, with job seekers increasing an unexpectedly small number, the Office for National Statistics said. Those jobless increased 30,000 to 2.46 million, the smallest gain since May 2008. Many without work are turning to part-time or temporary jobs, the agency said.

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