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Eurotunnel's ports takeover bid

The cross channel operator Eurotunnel has announced it is pulling out of a bid to take over the running of two French ports.

Eurotunnel pulls out of French ports takeover

The cross channel operator Eurotunnel has announced it is pulling out of a bid to take over the running of two French ports. The firm had said it was interested in operating Calais and Bolougne after helping to launch a new ferry service.

However the proposal has already been criticised by the Competition Commission for potentially pushing up prices to cross the channel. Derek Johnson explains.

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