British Unemployment Falls
Ministers saying news is sign of recovery
UK unemployment fell by 57,000 to 2.51 million in the three months to May, the Office for National Statistics said.
Youth unemployment fell by 20,000, but the number of long-term jobless hit a 17-year high.
The number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants in June fell by 21,200 to 1.48 million, the first fall below 1.5 million for nearly three years.