British jobs data

LONDON: Britain’s unemployment rate stands at its lowest level since 2005 after a dip in the amount of people without work, official data showed on Wednesday. The unemployment rate stood at 5.1 per cent in three months to March, unchanged from the quarter to December-end, Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a statement. The ONS added that the unemployment total dipped by 2,000 to 1.69 million people.