European Movers: France Telecom, Conergy, UBS

Plus more European stocks making headlines Wednesday


NORTHERN ROCK was down £0.05 to £1.00... Two contenders left: Virgin and Arnold The battle for the company has been whittled down two bidders, after Cerberus, the US private equity firm, dropped out of the running, The Times reports. Cites sources close to the company saying that only two bids were being seriously considered by the board and its advisers. Virgin Group remains the preferred bidder, but shareholders favor a proposal from a consortium led by Luqman Arnold.

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