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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(...)

Many UK-based television channels that broadcast into Europe are expected to relocate to Ireland after Brexit. Photograph: iStock

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market, and then use the sums raised to fund (...)

“The likes of Discovery, Turner, they are all potential movers,” said Martin Shanahan, IDA head of the Industrial Development Authority.

First it was banks; now Ireland is targeting TV channels based in the UK who may need to relocate to an EU country after Brexit in order to continue b(...)

Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive of The Walt Disney Co,  with Mickey Mouse at the ringing of the opening bell in the New York Stock Exchange on November 27th. Walt Disney has reopened talks with 21st Century Fox on a potential dea.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has restarted talks with Walt Disney over the sale of its entertainment and international assets – including its 39 (...)

Connor McIntyre as killer Pat Phelan in Coronation Street.

Ey up chuck, has Coronation Street finally gone too far? The complaints have been flowing after a violent and gruesome mid-evening double episode last(...)

Protesters depicting media magnate Rupert Murdoch and British prime minister Theresa May demonstrate opposite the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday. Photograph: Hannah McKay / Reuters.

The British government should judge Rupert Murdoch’s bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit(...)

Britain’s Culture, Media and Sport secretary Karen Bradley after announcing that she is ‘minded’ to refer the proposed takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group to the competition and markets authority regulator for in-depth further investigation. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

The UK plans to expand its probe into 21st Century Fox’s bid for pay-TV broadcaster Sky, exposing Rupert Murdoch and his family to further scrutiny ov(...)

Ofcom ruled that Sky would remain fit to hold a broadcasting license under the control of media billionaire Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A key opponent of 21st Century Fox’s bid to acquire Sky has initiated a legal challenge to the deal, calling on UK regulators to revisit their ruling (...)

Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox agreed to buy the 61% of Europe’s biggest broadcaster it does not already own

Britain intends to subject Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of European pay-TV group Sky to a lengthy in-depth investigation after finding the $14.8 billion (...)

Rupert Murdoch, chairman of Fox News Channel, aboard The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York in May. (Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times)

Twenty-First Century Fox has been given clearance to acquire the shareholding in Sky that it doesn’t own by Minister for Communications, Climate Actio(...)

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