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Outside the Capitol in Washington, DC, protest group Avaaz set up 100 cutouts of Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg with the words “Fix Facebook” on them. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Facebook shares made their biggest one-day gain in almost two years as chief executive Mark Zuckerberg appeared before two US senate committees in the(...)

Britain’s Culture, Media and Sport secretary Karen Bradley after announcing that she is ‘minded’ to refer the proposed takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group to the competition and markets authority regulator for in-depth further investigation. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

The UK plans to expand its probe into 21st Century Fox’s bid for pay-TV broadcaster Sky, exposing Rupert Murdoch and his family to further scrutiny ov(...)

A Bayer-Monsanto merger would create the world’s largest integrated pesticides and seeds company

The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer’s planned $66 billion (€56bn) takeover of US seeds group Monsanto, saying it wa(...)

Ofcom ruled that Sky would remain fit to hold a broadcasting license under the control of media billionaire Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A key opponent of 21st Century Fox’s bid to acquire Sky has initiated a legal challenge to the deal, calling on UK regulators to revisit their ruling (...)

Reshma Begum, 19, rescued from the rubble of the Rana Plaza building 17 days after the building collapsed, speaks during a media conference as salvage workers neared  the end of their search for victims of the collapse of a factory building. Photograph: Khurshed Rinku/Reuters

Three weeks after a building collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers, the retailing giant H&M - the largest purchaser o(...)