Protesters clash with police on streets of Madrid

Protesters have taken to the streets of Madrid, as the country's National Statistics Institute announced that more than six million Spaniards are unemployed for the first time ever:

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Spain, France record jobless

Spain's unemployment rate has hit a record 27.2% of the workforce in the first quarter of this year. It means 6.2 million people are out of work. French unemployment figures also hit a record 10.5%.