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The Scottish government has decided not to sell Prestwick Airport after rejecting a second bid to take it back into the private sector.

The government bought the airport for £1 in 2013 when it was threatened with closure due to heavy losses.

A preferred bidder was picked in February, but minsters have now decided against selling "at this time".

Opposition parties said the government must demonstrate it has a plan for the airport and the public money invested.

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