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    More gloomy eurozone jobs numbers

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    With an election looming, there was more bad news for France's President Nicolas Sarkozy in the latest jobs figures.

    In January French unemployment was the worst in 12 years with 2.86 million people out of work.

    If Paris used the same calculations as the International Labour Office the total would be even higher as that includes those who are "not working but who want to work".