‘News of the World’: author Nick Davies did the most to expose  criminality and cover-up at the tabloid

It’s a deeply disturbing and yet at times blackly comical read featuring people that go by names such as the Wolfman, the Corporal, the Ace Trace f(...)

Glen Killane, MD RTE Television. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There has been some good news for RTÉ lately. Semi-State oversight body NewERA reported back to the Government that the scope for further operational (...)

 Britain’s BSkyB has agreed to pay £4.9 billion (€6.18 billion) in cash to buy Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy. Photo: PA Wire

Britain’s BSkyB has agreed to pay £4.9 billion (€6.18 billion) in cash to buy Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy, responding to slowi(...)

Hasbro lost 3.3 per cent to $51.46. The toys and game maker reported second-quarter revenue that fell short of estimates. Photograph: Reuters

Shares fell across the globe as fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the first major eruption of violence there since a Malaysian airliner was shot do(...)

Facing the toughest market conditions in its 25-year history, BSkyB has opened talks with Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to acquire Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia. Photograph: PA

BSkyB’s plan to buy Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as €10 billion is a bold bet on long-term growth at the ex(...)

BSkyB’s plan to buy Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as €10 billion is a bold bet on long-term growth at the e(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Stocks fell sharply, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10th  on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares slumped yesterday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had been shot down(...)

The British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) headquarters in London. BSkyB has sold a 6.4 per cent stake in free-to-air broadcaster ITV to cable group Liberty Global. Photo: Bloomberg

Britain’s pay-TV group BSkyB has sold a 6.4 per cent stake in free-to-air broadcaster ITV to cable group Liberty Global, raising cash ahead of a possi(...)

Lena Dunham, creator and star of ‘Girls’, one of the show attracting Murdoch to HBO. Photograph: Home Box Office Inc

Rupert Murdoch is after the Iron Throne – sort of. He has come for the company responsible for Game of Thrones, HBO, through an $80 billion bid for it(...)

Aer Lingus closed down 2.8 per cent

European stocks fell the most in almost two weeks as investors assessed equity valuations following the biggest rally since March. National benchmark(...)