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Ofcom to investigate BSkyB take-over bid

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Ofcom is set to investigate News Corp's plans to bid for all shares in BSkyB after a request from the Business Secretary Vince Cable.

British media groups including national newspaper owners and the BBC recently joined Mr Cable to block the plans over fears the deal posed a threat to competition and media plurality.

The BBC's Nick Robinson explains his decision.


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