Staff at Sky News have piled into the debate over the broadcaster’s potential takeover, warning the competition watchdog that blocking the deal would trigger 500 job losses and deliver a "deeply damaging" blow to British journalism.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
The UK plans to expand its probe into 21st Century Fox’s bid for broadcaster Sky, exposing Rupert Murdoch and his family to further scrutiny over governance at their media empire and adding to the uncertainty about the £11.7bn (€12.8bn) deal.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
The UK's competition watchdog looks poised to launch an in-depth investigation into Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn swoop for Sky after British culture secretary Karen Bradley said she was "minded" to refer the bid for further scrutiny.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
As the Premier League season gets under way next weekend, Sky TV will once again assert its dominance across the sporting realm. Brushing aside the post-Brexit concerns dogging many other UK companies, Sky shares posted a 7% rise —their strongest increase in three years — on the back of significant revenue growth.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
The New York Times has apologised if a controversial article on the Berkeley balcony tragedy gave the impression that the victims were to blame; Ryanair customers have been warned to check in before an online shutdown; and a Samsung keyboard security flaw could leave you exposed to hackers.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
Time Warner yesterday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its stock buyback programme but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling 11% a day after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for the company.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014