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UK unemployment rises as more job cuts loom

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The UK's unemployment rate has risen to 4.1%, despite a government support scheme to protect the workforce. Unions have warned of a "tsunami" of job cuts in the coming months, as the furlough programme comes to an end. Also in today's show: the World Trade Organization rules US tariffs on China are illegal, and low-cost airlines further slash prices to entice travellers.