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Foreign opportunists are turning Britain into a corporate car-boot sale

19 June 2021

9:00 AM

19 June 2021

9:00 AM

The snatching of a 12 per cent stake in BT by French entrepreneur Patrick Drahi, last seen here when he bagged Sotheby’s for $3.7 billion two years ago, could be a good thing if it injects dynamism into the telecoms giant’s late-running plans to install high-speed broadband across the UK.

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