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Google to combine European units amid tougher rules: FT

A Google self-driving vehicle is parked at the Computer History Museum after a presentation in Mountain View, California May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

(Reuters) - Google Inc (GOOGL.O) is combining its two European arms to meet the challenges of a more combative regulatory landscape on the continent, the Financial Times said.

Matt Brittin, who previously led Google's northern and western European division, will take over the day-to-day running of the new business, FT said. (http://on.ft.com/1wpjCBi)

Google was not immediately available to comment.

(Reporting By Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru)