Unemployment falls to 2.59 million

The number of people unemployed in the UK fell by 7,000 between May and July to 2.59 million, official figures showed today.

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Unemployment falls to 2.59m

The number of people unemployed in Britain fell by 7,000 between May and July to 2.59 million people. But youth unemployment has increases by the same figure. The number claiming jobseeker's allowance last month fell by 15,000 to 1.57 million.