BRUSSELS: Europe’s economy is thriving on the back of decade-high growth, the latest official data suggests, with rising consumer demand and an overall unemployment figure that, month after month, keeps falling. But lurking behind this…
TEHRAN: Nine people were killed overnight in unrest related to protests in the Isfahan region of central Iran, the state broadcaster reported on Tuesday. Six protesters were killed in clashes with security forces as they tried to storm a…
LONDON: Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to a new 42-year low, official data showed on Wednesday, but wages growth remains far below overall inflation. The unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in the quarter through to the end of…
LONDON: Britain's unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent in the three months to May, the lowest level since 2005, official data showed on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS: The eurozone unemployment rate improved only marginally in February, official data showed Monday, stoking concerns the economy could be slowing after only a modest recovery.
BRUSSELS: Analysts had expected the December figure to be unchanged at 10.5 percent, taking into account the sharp slowdown in China and the huge turmoil on global financial markets.
LONDON: Moribund. Decrepit. Sclerotic. Popular words to describe the economy shared by the 19 countries of the euro zone - but perhaps no longer apt.
PARIS: Around 45,000 suicides each year are attributable to unemployment, according to a survey of 63 countries published in The Lancet Psychiatry on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON: Rapid advances in robotics combined with falling prices will spark a new manufacturing revolution, with factories dropping workers for automation at an increasing pace, a new study said Tuesday.
LONDON: Oil prices advanced further Monday with buying boosted by a dip in North American crude production, while a robust US jobs report also provided support, analysts said.