By Daniel Hunter

Unemployment in the eurozone reached another record high in January as the figure reached 10.7%.

Data from Eurostat revealed a 0.1% rise from December's revised figure of 10.6%.

There are now 16.9 million people out of work in the bloc, according to Eurostat.

Among the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4.0%), the Netherlands (5.0%) and Luxembourg (5.1%), and the highest in Spain (23.3%), Greece (19.9% in November 2011), Ireland and Portugal (both 14.8%).

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