BRUSSELS/LONDON, April 7 Rupert Murdoch's
Twenty-First Century Fox is set to win unconditional EU
antitrust approval for its 11.7-billion-pound ($14.5 billion)
takeover of European pay-TV group Sky, two people
familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Fox already owns 39 percent of Sky. Murdoch and his family
have long coveted full control of Sky, despite the damaging
failure of a previous attempt in 2011 when their British
newspaper business became embroiled in a phone-hacking scandal.
The European Commission, which is scheduled to decide on the
deal on Friday, declined to comment.
($1 = 0.8052 pounds)
(Reporting by Foo Yun Chee in Brussels and Kate Holton in
London; editing by Robert-Jan Bartunek)