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In the papers today - Monday 16 April

Russian gas giant Gazprom has reiterated its ambitions to be a major player in the UK as part of efforts to become a truly global group. The company, which provides a quarter of Europe's wholesale gas to domestic suppliers, is reported to be mulling over plans to sell direct to households in Britain - the only fully liberalised energy market in Europe - The Daily Telegraph
Motorists are to be offered incentives to take part in road-pricing experiments under government plans to rescue its policy of reducing congestion by charging vehicles by the mile. The Department for Transport is developing an approach where drivers will be offered a choice: carry on paying motoring taxes or switch to a road-pricing meter. The TimesPIPS Technology, a company that makes speed cameras for the police, government and local authorities, has been put up for sale by its owners and could fetch between £70M and £80M - The Daily TelegraphPresident of the World Bank Paul Wolfowitz was clinging to his job last night as European countries called for his resignation after he was found to have been involved in securing a promotion for his girlfriend -The GuardianThe Conservative Party will today unveil a plan to put railways at the heart of a green transport system. Conservative leader David Cameron wants operators to direct more of their £5bn per year state subsidy to cutting fares and easing overcrowding - The Sun

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