BSkyB shares have slumped in early trading in London on fresh doubts about whether News Corporation will be allowed to take it over.
The shares fell 6% in early trading.
The fall came after it emerged Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was writing to regulators to ask for fresh guidance on whether News Corporation should be allowed to buy the rest of BSkyB.
It takes BSkyB shares close to the 700 pence News Corp offered for them in June 2010.
At the time, BSkyB's board told News Corp to come back with a higher offer.
The shares have risen as high as 850 pence in the past year on hopes that there would be a better offer. More...