Germany blamed for BAE and EADS merger collapse

Germany has been blamed for the collapse of a merger between Britain's BAE Systems and European rival EADS.

BAE is the UK's biggest manufacturer, employing 35,000 people, and as our Business Editor, Laura Kuenssberg reports, in the long run, some of those jobs could be at risk following the collapse of the deal.

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BAE merger deal called off

Major defence firms BAE and EADS are blaming politicians for the collapse of their £25bn merger deal.