Spain Unemployment Breaches 27 Percent as Recession Lingers

Spain Unemployment Breaches 27 Percent as Recession Lingers

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The number of jobless rose to more than 6 million for the first time, climbing to 27.2 percent of the workforce, compared with 26.02 percent in the previous three months, the National Statistics Institute in Madrid said today.