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‘Spain’s 10-year economic boom finally showed signs of stalling yesterday as the socialist government of the prime minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, which faces an election in March, admitted the country faces an uncertain future……unemployment figures showed a sharp increase in workers being forced off building sites, amid claims that a housing bubble was set to burst. Vicente Martínez Pujalte, the spokesman for the centre-right People’s party, said the unemployment figures were a sign that the economy was “running out of gas”.

Last month’s unemployment growth rate was the highest for 11 years and 40% of those who became unemployed in August had come off building sites’.,,2163313,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=24