Workers on a protest they have not been compensated
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Protests over Spain unemployment figures

Spain's unemployment rate soared to a new record of 27.2% of the workforce in the first quarter of 2013, according to official figures.

The total number of unemployed people in Spain has now passed the six million figure, although the rate of the increase has slowed.

The figures prompted demonstrations.

Gavin Hewitt reports.

  • 25 Apr 2013
  • From the section Europe
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