Walt Disney

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German chancellor Angela Merkel and former British prime minister David Cameron looking at a Volkswagen Beetle Type 1 at the British Museum, London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/PA

The demise of the Volkswagen Beetle reminds me of something I heard a while back from a man who had grown up in a Midlands dealership for that and oth(...)

 Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington. He called the abuse of children “a terrible tragedy”, as though it was a calamity no one could have foreseen or stopped.  Photograph: EPA/Ettore Ferrari

By now you’ll be thoroughly sick of hearing the numbers involved in Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland this weekend. 25,000: The quantity of sliced pans(...)

Not a real cat: robot cat Ballon at the Underground Maker Festival in Tokyo. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

In numbers: Pepperoni profit 8.2 million Number of pizzas sold by the chain Domino’s during the Fifa World Cup (despite the fact that the final was (...)

Weak corporate earnings in the pharmaceutical sector weighed on sentiment already soured by escalating trade issues.  Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares dipped on Wednesday as poor corporate earnings in the pharmaceutical sector weighed on sentiment already soured by trade tensions, wit(...)

The Walt Disney Co logo on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Total revenue rose 7 per cent to $15.23 billion, but missed analysts’ expectation of $15.34 billion. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP

Walt Disney Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday due to higher programming costs and another drop in subscribers at ESPN. (...)

Danish jewellery maker Pandora, sank 24.2% to a four-year low after cutting its sales and profit margin guidance  and announcing  400 job cuts

European shares rose on Tuesday and made their way back to positive territory for 2018 as investors cheered UniCredit results, oil prices boosted ener(...)

KBC Bank Ireland is due to release results on Thursday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

MONDAY Results: Marriott International, Sotheby’s. Indicators: euro-zone retail PMI (Jul); UK car sales (Jul); German factory orders (Jun), constr(...)

Bob Clampett’s  animations, emphasising gags, humour, and action, were popular with audiences, and other directors were encouraged to emulate him.

The golden age of American animation gave us many enduring cartoon characters, from Mickey Mouse to Bugs Bunny. In an era that spans from 1928 to 1972(...)

John Malone, chairman, Liberty Group was one of the first international investors to take a punt on Ireland after the economy collapsed in 2008. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

American billionaire John Malone relaxes into a boardroom chair in a meeting room of the five-star Intercontinental hotel that he owns in Ballsbridge,(...)

The bidding between Comcast and Disney was part of a bigger battle in the entertainment industry as media companies spend tens of billions of dollars on deals to compete with Netflix and Amazon.com

Twenty-First Century Fox said on Friday its shareholders voted to approve Walt Disney’s $71 billion purchase of its film and television assets. Resul(...)

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