Unemployment in Spain has reached over the 5 million mark for the first time since records began, that has provoked more questions over the conservative government’s austerity plans. 

Figures from the State Public Employment Service revealed that 5,040,222 were out of work in February, a rise of 59,444 from the previous month. 

Although on a more positive note, the rise was below the average of a 94,000 rise in unemployment during February, since the economi...

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