+ + + FT Claim BSkyB Deal Delayed Until September + + +

The DCMS have had a deluge of responses in the last 48 hours in their public consultation about the deal. The FT claim it will be put back to September. Not only is it going to take weeks to process and read them all, with the news that the Met are gearing up to nick people about the £100,000 paid to their coppers, the hysteria over these two very separate issues is becoming deafening. Though as Robert Peston points out this will make it a little easier to give the deal a nod.

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Ken Livingstone deployed a corker on TalkRadio this afternoon…
“I joined the Labour Party 50 years ago this month and in all that time I have never heard a single anti-semitic comment.”


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