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Unemployment at 10-year low as jobless cut by 37,000

Unemployment is now at a 10-year low Credit: PA

Unemployment in the UK fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million from July to August.

Figures of unemployment across the country are now at a 10-year low, according to the Office for National Statistics.

The numbers are an improvement on the first quarter to August, where unemployment increased by 100,000 to 1.66 million.

The current employment rate of 74.5% is the highest since records began in 1971.

However, the ONS warned there are signs that the jobs market might be "cooling".

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