September 12, 2017 / 9:52 AM / 6 months ago

UK minister to give update on Fox-Sky deal on Tuesday

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s media secretary will make a statement in parliament later on Tuesday about Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy the rest of pay-TV group Sky (SKYB.L), the leader of the house said on Twitter.

The Sky logo is seen on an advertising wrap on a bus in west London, Britain June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

    Minister Karen Bradley has been weighing whether to refer Twenty-First Century Fox’s (FOXA.O) bid for Sky for a wide-ranging investigation to assess the impact a takeover would have on the broader provision of news.

    Bradley is expected to speak around 1330 local time.

    Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Michael Holden

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