Eurozone jobless rate hits record high as Blockupy hold anti-austerity protests – live

Demonstrations against handling of Europe’s debt crisis are taking place in Frankfurt, as eurozone jobless rate hit another record high of 12.2%Graeme WeardenKatie Allen    
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Eurozone unemployment hits new high with quarter of under-25s jobless

Overall eurozone unemployment rose to 12.2% in April, with young jobless rate up slightly at 24.4% from 24.3% in MarchEurozone unemployment has hit a fresh high with young people the hardest hit as now almost one in four under-25s are out of work in the crisis-stricken currency bloc.Eurozone unemployment rose to 12.2% for April, an […]
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Gold price collapse hits pawnbroker profits

Shares in largest British high street gold buyer H&T slide as it warns that every 10% fall in the price of gold would wipe about £2m off its profitsBritain’s biggest pawnbroker on Friday warned the collapse in the gold price will knock its profits.H&T, the largest British high street gold buyer, warned that every 10% […]
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‘Mr Men’ teacher hits back at Michael Gove

Russel Tarr accuses education secretary of a lack of interpretation ‘that would make GCSE student blush with shame’A teacher attacked by Michael Gove for using Mr Men characters to help students understand the rise of Hitler has fought back, accusing the education secretary of betraying a lack of interpretation “that would make a GCSE student […]
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Bangladesh factory collapse: rescuers find owner’s gun as death toll hits 550

Dhaka police are questioning Rana plaza owner Sohel Rana about gun licence, and have arrested structural engineerRescue workers combing through the rubble of the factory complex that collapsed in Bangladesh killing more than 500 people have found a pistol belonging to the building’s owner.Dhaka police say that Sohel Rana has accepted that the weapon belonged […]
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BlackBerry Z10 scepticism hits shares

Up to 30% of BlackBerry’s shares are on loan to short sellers as fears of annual revenues slump circle Wall StreetRecord numbers of traders are betting that sales of the new Blackberry Z10 handset will not halt the decline of the Canadian smartphone maker.Up to 30% of BlackBerry’s shares are on loan to short sellers […]
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