'Sky attacks Ofcom over plans to rein in charges'

By James Wilmore

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BSkyB will today launch a bitter attack on Ofcom, accusing the regulator of exceeding its legal powers and using flawed analysis to insist that it...

BSkyB will today launch a bitter attack on Ofcom, accusing the regulator of exceeding its legal powers and using flawed analysis to insist that it cuts the price for selling Sky Sports and Sky Movies to rivals - The Times

The historic Stafford Hotel in St James's, London, parts of which date back to the 17th century, has today been acquired by a wealthy Egyptian family for £77.5 million. Daniel Thwaites, the 200-year-old Blackburn brewer, said it had sold the 105-room hotel to Britannia Hospitality, a special purpose vehicle wholly owned by the El Sharkawy family with debt funding from HSBC - The Times

Parents who give their child the occasional glass of wine with their meal could be turning them into binge drinkers, scientists have warned - Daily Mail

A cabinet rift has opened up over government plans to crack down on binge drinking. The plans, personally championed by Gordon Brown, would ban cheap drinks promotions in pubs and clubs and force retailers to display signs warning of the dangers of heavy drinking. The measures are included in the Policing and Crime Bill and were due to be brought in within months - Daily Mail

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