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In the papers today - 10 November

The energy regulator Ofgem yesterday warned the Spanish company Iberdrola, which is considering a bid for Scottish Power, that it had strong measures to prevent asset stripping. There are fears that Iberdrola may involve private equity interests in its £12bn approach for Britain's fifth largest energy supplier - The Guardian
The skies above Britain are becoming more and more crowded with aircraft. New figures disclose that 2M flights had occurred in British airspace this year by 27 October - a statistic reached 11 days earlier than last year - The IndependentThe world's largest commercial airship took off from an airfield in Surrey yesterday in preparation for a voyage that will eventually finish in the United Arab Emirates. The Spirit of Dubai, which flew over a number of London landmarks, will spend the next few months making sedate progress across Europe - The Daily Telegraph Senior Eurotunnel creditors have launched legal action in France in an effort to strike down a restructuring plan put forward by the company. The rebel creditors, who include a 'significant' holder of Eurotunnel debt, have filed an objection with a French court against their inclusion in a financial creditors' committee - The GuardianThe German government yesterday embarked on its last big privatisation after the Christian Democrats and Social Democrats ended months of haggling and agreed to float state railway Deutsche Bahn (DB) by 2009. Lawmakers 'agreed to sell the railway without its track', transport minister Wolfgang Tiefensee said yesterday - Financial Times

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