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Spain reports record unemployment rise in March

MADRID, April 2 (Reuters) - The rise in Spanish jobless numbers in March is the highest monthly increase ever recorded, Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz said at a news conference on Thursday.

The number of jobless jumped 9.3% from the previous month bringing the total number of unemployed people to around 3.5 million. That total number was still below record highs of 2013.

Reporting by Inti Landauro; Writing by Nathan Allen; Editing by Belén Carreño and Andrei Khalip

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