BAE merger talks

Defence giant BAE Systems today confirmed talks over a potential merger with Airbus aircraft manufacturer EADS to create the world's biggest aerospace and defence company.

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FLASH: BAE Systems in 'merger' talks

Union officals representing workers at BAE systems in East Yorkshire have reacted with concern to news of a potential merger with another firm.

It's reported BAE - which employs around eight hundred people at their plant in Brough is considering teaming up with the parent company of Airbus. It's understood a final deal hasn't been reached but talks are said to be at an advanced stage.

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