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(...)

Richard Liu, chairman and chief executive of JD.com, playfully kisses the hand of employee Li Quan, as he borrows his delivery tricycle for some publicity. JD.com has emerged as a Chinese online goliath with a model that echoes that of Amazon. Photograph: Sim Chi Yin/New York Times

Just about every June, on the anniversary of his company’s founding, Richard Liu dons a big motorcycle helmet and red uniform, hops on a three-wheeled(...)

Getting ready for Hallowe’en at Disneyland Paris. The entertainment resort has agreed a €1 billion funding deal backed by its largest shareholder, the Walt Disney, to cope with the economic downturn and increasing debt.

Euro Disney has agreed a €1 billion funding deal backed by its largest shareholder, the Walt Disney, which includes a share sale and a debt restructur(...)

Competition in Paris’ 5-star hotel markets is gearing up. Following the opening of the Peninsula (pictured), LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury-goods company, is set to open its own ‘palace’ by converting La Samaritaine department store.

A stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe, in a building where George Gershwin composed “An American in Paris” in 1928, the Peninsula opened its doors (...)

Potential investors in Twitter have been left in the dark about key facts. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files

A tweet running to 135 characters was all it took late on Thursday to launch one of the year’s biggest financial stories: that Twitter has taken the(...)