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Under the ‘country of origin’ principle, a broadcaster with a licence in any EU state can broadcast into any other EU market. Photograph: iStock.

The broadcasting regulator is in talks with two UK-licensed broadcasters about obtaining new European Union licences after Brexit, but a hoped-for int(...)

A scene from BBC’s “Blue Planet”. The merged wildlife streaming service will be owned by Discovery, with the BBC licensing its entire library of natural history programming, including those presented by David Attenborough

The BBC and Discovery, the US media group, have struck a deal to pool their vast natural history and wildlife programming libraries in a new global su(...)

‘The Incredibles 2’, the 2018 film produced by Disney-owned Pixar. Disney is getting  combative as it takes on Netflix.

Everybody’s talking about Disney. The original animation powerhouse has long been drawing up plans for a Netflix-challenging streaming service that wi(...)

The BBC makes some channels, such as BBC Entertainment featuring hit series ‘Doctor Who’, available in various EU states

The BBC is in talks with Irish and Dutch authorities to obtain licences allowing it to continue broadcasting across the European Union in the event of(...)

CONOR POPE, Consumer Affairs Correspondent Irish subscribers to Sky Television could see dozens of channels including Disney and Discovery disappear (...)

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis (background) from ‘Mock the Week’, repeats of which are a mainstay of UKTV channel Dave

Channels owned by broadcasting group UKTV have returned to Virgin Media in both Ireland and the UK after the two companies agreed a new carriage deal.(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries (L) chats to the company’s founder, John Malone, in Dublin last month.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Virgin Media Ireland lost broadband and television subscribers in the three months to the end of June, but its revenue rose, according to the latest f(...)

Alexis (Joan Collins) battles with Krystle (Linda Evans) in ‘Dynasty’, one of the TV classics reshown on CBS Drama, a channel new to Virgin Media Ireland. Photograph: ABC via Getty Images)

Virgin Media Ireland customers may see four channels owned by UKTV disappear from Sunday after negotiations on a renewal of the carriage agreement bet(...)

Traders  in the  NYSE as markets react to worries of a trade war between the US and China. Photograph: Epa/Justin Lane

European shares climbed on Wednesday but the modest rebound failed to erase the previous session’s losses as investors’ fears about an ongoing trade d(...)

The cable giant behind the Discovery Channel has snapped up Food Network owner Scripps Networks Interactive

The cable giant behind the Discovery Channel has snapped up Food Network owner Scripps Networks Interactive in a major deal worth $14.6 billion (€12.4(...)

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