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Fox is bidding to take full control of Sky

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has turned up the heat in the battle to take over Sky after trumping rival Comcast with a higher bid worth $24.5 bil(...)

Incredibles: the family is forced to live in a motel until a mysterious tycoon arrives with an offer for Elastigirl to come out of retirement

Last month, Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 broke the box office record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest opening for a PG-ra(...)

Netflix’s market capitalisation briefly surpassed that of the Walt Disney company earlier this year to become the most valuable media company in the US

Netflix is reportedly trialling a new subscription service which would allow up to four devices to receive Ultra HD video and audio streaming simultan(...)

Although 21st Century Fox has agreed a deal with Disney, the deal could still be gatecrashed by Comcast.  Photograph: AP

Goldman Sachs stands to make about $105 million (€90 million) for advising 21st Century Fox in its $71 billion asset sale to Walt Disney and for helpi(...)

 Roseanne Barr: will have no involvement with new show. Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

US TV network ABC is to create a 10-episode Roseanne spinoff without any involvement of its creator Roseanne Barr, who sparked widespread outrage by t(...)

Mari Okada: after being bullied at school she withdrew from public life, becoming one of Japan’s hikikomori, the estimated half million Japanese youths who live as modern-day recluses, often never leaving their bedrooms

Animators, by definition, tend to stay behind the scenes and out of view. There are a few exceptions, of course. Walt Disney was essayed by Tom Hanks(...)

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(...)

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