British jobless hits highest level since 1994: official data

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Britain's jobless total increased by 53,000 in the three months to the end of March to reach 2.51 million people, remaining at the highest level since 1994, official data showed on Wednesday.

The country's unemployment rate held steady at 8.0 percent in March, the Office for National Statistics also revealed in a statement.

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