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Deal gives Amazon a stake in both delivery and preparation through ‘dark kitchens’ in which some Deliveroo meals are made. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Everything Amazon does has an impact and, by leading a $575 million (€515m) funding round for the food delivery company Deliveroo, it hurt shares in t(...)

Virgin Media Television managing director Pat Kiely said the partnership with Sky would ensure advertisers could access 30 million “targetable TV viewers” in the UK. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Virgin Media Television viewers will soon be shown different ads depending on who they are and where they live under a partnership between Virgin and (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Seagram’s Edgar Bronfman jnr  (centre), with  Frank J Biondi   of Universal Studios and Cornelis Boonstra  of Royal Philips Electronics.  An erstwhile film producer and songwriter, Bronfman had a fateful preference for studios over distilleries. Photograph: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty Images

Open the filing cabinet marked “mergers and acquisitions”, go straight to the fat folder labelled “cautionary tales” and eventually you will reach the(...)

Company says the expansion of its sound stage facilities will allow it to sit down with the big guns in the industry.

Troy Studios in Limerick has announced plans to bag further major television or film productions from several of the world’s major content-streaming c(...)

Uncertain times: the loss-making Sky News. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

As the Dublin Castle courtyard filled up with the faces of relieved, overwhelmed and deliriously exhausted campaigners, it can have escaped no one wat(...)

Comcast said it wanted Sky to be its platform for European growth. Photograph: PA Wire

Comcast, America’s largest cable company, submitted a £22 billion (€25.2 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to dro(...)

Rupert Murdoch was very close to doing a deal with Comcast, filings show.

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox walked away from a potential blockbuster sale of its entertainment assets to Comcast because the cable group, which (...)

Shares in Fox jumped more than 8 per cent in after-market trading, giving Mr Murdoch’s company a market value of about $53 billion.

Comcast and Verizon have separately approached Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to explore potential combinations with the media company, a week afte(...)

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