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Hunt ready to clear Murdoch’s takeover of BSkyB

The year-long saga of Murdoch’s attempt to get control of BSkyB is likely come to an end this month following the government’s announcement on 30 June that it was ready to give the green light to News Corporation’s take-over of BSkyB. Jeremy Hunt also announced that he was allowing one week for objections to be raised, but within hours of the announcement demonstrators (including me) were outside the DCMS Offices off London’s Trafalgar Square, just yards away from the great London demo against cuts to services and pensions and MP’s were demanding that he come to the Commons to explain the proposed deal.

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