Eurozone joblessness hits a high

Posted: January 9, 2013 at 3:28 a.m.

A homeless man sits on a sofa Monday in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Eurozone unemployment rose to 11.8 percent in November, Eurostat said Tuesday.

Record unemployment and fraying social-welfare systems in southern Europe risk creating a greater divide in the continent, the EU warned Tuesday, when figures showed unemployment across the 17 EU countries that use the euro hit a new high.

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