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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Lunchtime News Tuesday 4th August 2020

A new coronavirus cluster has been declared this morning in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez in the Var. Lunchtime News Tuesday 4th August 2020 Read More

04/08/2020

French and Riviera News Tuesday 4th August 2020

One new case of coronavirus has been reported on Monday in the Principality. The patient is a Monaco resident who reportedly caught Covid-19 from outs... French and Riviera News Tuesday 4th August 2020 Read More

04/08/2020

Evening Update 03 August

Mayors across France, including Biarritz and Lille, are following the lead of Nice by making masks compulsory in some high-traffic outdoor areas in ad... Evening Update 03 August Read More

03/08/2020

Lunchtime News Monday 3rd August 2020

A young man has been shot dead and his brother has been wounded in the early hours of this morning as they travelled between Aix-en-Provence and Marse... Lunchtime News Monday 3rd August 2020 Read More

03/08/2020