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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(...)

Mickey Mouse and chief executive and chairman of the Walt Disney Company Bob Iger. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

21st Century Fox accepted a sweetened, $71.3 billion (€61.54bn) bid from Walt Disney for its entertainment assets, outbidding Comcast in a battle for (...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European stocks jumped more than 1 per cent on Thursday, while the euro slumped against the dollar, after the European Central Bank indicated it would(...)

The Murdoch family had spurned a takeover offer from Comcast in favour of a less valuable all-stock bid by Disney last December, calculating that a deal with the owner of Pixar and Marvel Studios would face less regulatory risk and create a limited tax liability for Fox shareholders.

Comcast has launched a $65 billion (€55 billion) takeover bid for some of the marquee assets of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, gatecrashing the me(...)

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Traffic moves past the Time Warner Center, June 12, 2018 in New York City. A federal judge today said that AT&T can move forward with its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, which the U.S. Justice Department had sought to block. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

A US federal judge on Tuesday approved the blockbuster merger between AT&T and Time Warner, rebuffing the US government’s effort to stop the $85.4(...)

Roseanne Barr has apologised for tweets which led to her TV being cancelled. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump waded into the uproar over Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, complaining that an ABC TV executive who apologised for the comment(...)

 Roseanne Barr: her show Rosanne has been axed after she posted racist tweets. Photograph:  Brinson+Banks/The New York Times

ABC television network in the US has cancelled comedian Roseanne Barr’s show after she posted a racist tweet comparing a former Obama adviser to an ap(...)

Netflix shares have added more than 70 per cent so far this year. Photograph: Reuters

Netflix’s market capitalisation briefly surpassed that of the Walt Disney Company on Thursday, making the streaming service the most valuable media co(...)

Sky bid: the Fox proposal values Sky at £18.5 billion but has been stymied by two lengthy regulatory reviews. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The UK government has indicated it will not refer Comcast’s £22 billion (€25 billion) offer for Sky to the country’s media regulator, removing a hurdl(...)

Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have signed their first big media deal since leaving the White House with Netflix

Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have signed their first big media deal since leaving the White House with Netflix, bringing the former US president(...)

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