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Airport operator BAA must sell two of its UK airports, competition chiefs said today in a final ruling.

Ruling expected on airports sale

Competition chiefs are expected to finally confirm tomorrow that airport operator BAA will have to sell two of its airports.

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Departing flights at one of the UK's busiest airports were suspended today after lightning struck an air traffic control tower.

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Airport operator BAA will still have to sell two of its UK airports following a provisional ruling today by the Competition Commission (CC).

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