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The company formerly known as BAA is to sell Stansted airport to the Manchester Airports group for £1.5 billion.
The deal, announced late this evening, will mean that BAA - now known as Heathrow Airport Holdings - will be responsible for just four UK airports compared with its original seven.
The remaining ones are Heathrow, Southampton, Aberdeen and Glasgow.
A teenage girl from Lancashire has been airlifted to hospital with serious head and back injuries after crashing into a barbed wire fence on a snowboard.
She was picked up by air ambulance after the accident near Parbold Hill.