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US jobless figures set to rise as Spanish unemployment soars

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The number of people out of work in the United States is expected to soar when new figures are published later this Thursday. The previous data had seen a record jump of 3.3 million people claiming unemployment benefits, as businesses lay off staff due to the coronavirus crisis. Spain has also seen unemployment claims jump by 9 percent since its lockdown went into place. Also today, we look at the massive challenges facing airlines as international travel grinds to a halt.