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Note 10: Net charge relating to available-for-sale financial assets

  Group
£ million 2010 2009
Income from available-for-sale financial assets* 2 3
Amounts written off investments** (2) (15)
  (12)

*Includes £1 million (2009: £3 million) attributable to interest earned on loans to The Airline Group Limited, an available-for-sale financial asset.

**Includes £2 million (2009: £2 million) impairment of the Group’s investment in Inter-Capital and Regional Rail Limited, a loss making entity that manages Eurostar UK Limited until 2010. The prior year charge includes a £13 million impairment of the Group’s investment in Flybe (note 20).

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