Sepp Blatter: the Fifa president has been accused of abdicating his responsibility by failing to debate the future of the game. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

The 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on December 18th, Fifa has confirmed, allowing the English domestic programme to potentially resum(...)

Kerry Fox and Mark Rylance  in the sexually explicit mainstream film ‘Intimacy’

The Fifty Shades juggernaut rolled into town recently amid a storm of white-hot hype, only to be met with stinging criticism. Chief among the gripe(...)

Rupert Murdoch: the Murdoch family has 39.4 per cent of the voting power at News Corp even though it owns only 14 per cent of the company

Rupert Murdoch has lost an important News Corp ally after Prince Alwaleed bin Talal sold most of his stake, a move that could embolden dissident share(...)

 The new LG OLED TV, introduced on press day for the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show  in Las Vegas. Photograph: Michael Nelson/EPA

Samsung and LG are preparing to go head to head in 2015 as the battle to win over consumers in the TV market steps up a gear. Ahead of the open(...)

Workers install an advertisement for a new S’UHD TV from Samsung Electronics on the side of the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

First it was ultra high definition TVs, then came the curved TV. Now Samsung has increased the stakes in the TV market, unveiling its new S UHD TV at (...)

Against the backdrop of Edward Snowden’s revelations of the UK’s GCHQ mass data-harvesting from cables linking Ireland to Britain and North America, t(...)

Few villages in the country can boast a racecourse and a golf range on their doorstep; then again Foxrock is not your usual village. The Dublin 18 ad(...)

A ‘Scotsie 100’ index would have underperformed the FTSE 100 over the last 59 years, a new London Business School report shows, with investors making (...)

Rupert Murdoch: his company’s  $80 billion bid for Time Warner’s equity would rank as the second largest all-time media and entertainment deal. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has made a $80 billion takeover bid for Time Warner in the mogul’s biggest move yet to strengthen his power in a glo(...)

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox first approached Time Warner in early June and delivered a formal takeover proposal later that month

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said it made a bid to buy media conglomerate Time Warner but was rebuffed.The bid was worth roughly $80 billion, or(...)