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Vodafone confirms Verizon stake £84bn sale

The British company Vodafone has sealed one of the biggest deals in corporate history selling its stake in America's most powerful mobile phone company, Verizon, for £84bn.

Vodafone is expected to hand over at least half of that to shareholders, which could give the UK economy a boost.

Robert Peston reports.

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