Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is to take legal action against the Premier League over the blocked Saudi takeover bid. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty

Mike Ashley, the Newcastle owner, has instructed two leading QCs to represent the club in their dispute with the Premier League over its rejection of (...)

Newcastle’s owner Mike Ashley. The Premier League has insisted it has not rejected the Saudi Arabia-backed bid for the club. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

The three players signed by Newcastle for a total approaching £40 million in recent days featured on the shopping list drawn up by the Saudi Arabian-l(...)

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, PCP Capital Partners and Reuben Brothers have announced in a statement they are withdrawing from the process to buy Newcastle. File photograph: PA

Put the cans back in the fridge. Take down the Kylian Mbappé poster from your bedroom wall. Quietly delete the Saudi Arabia flag from your Twitter han(...)

An American television executive has lodged a formal offer to buy Newcastle United from Mike Ashley for £350m (€391m). File photograph: Getty Images

Another twist in Newcastle United’s seemingly interminable takeover saga has seen Henry Mauriss, an American television executive, lodge a formal offe(...)

Hatice Cengiz is the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph: Getty Images

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has implored Newcastle United supporters to mobilise against the prospective Sa(...)

A controversial Saudi-backed takeover of Newcastle United is nearing completion. File photograph: Getty Images

The UK government has given a strong indication it will not intervene in the controversial £300m (€343m) Saudi Arabia-funded takeover of Newcastle Uni(...)

Mike Ashley is in advanced talks to sell Newcastle for €400m. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Mike Ashley’s controversial 13-year ownership of Newcastle could soon be over. A £350million (€407m) sale to a consortium fronted by the Yorkshire-bor(...)

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is negotiating with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund – crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s investment vehicle – over a possible £340m takeover. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty

A shell company has been registered to facilitate the potential £340 million (€400 million) takeover of Newcastle by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth f(...)

Newcastle United’s  St James’ Park stadium. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Mike Ashley is negotiating the potential £350 million (€400 million) sale of Newcastle United to Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al-Nehayan of the United Arab(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Heung-Min Son celebrates scoring a goal during their Premier League win over Brighton at Wembley Stadium. Photo: Neil Hall/EPA

West Ham United 0 Arsenal 0 Arsenal lost further ground on the Premier League pace-setters after they were held to a goalless draw at West Ham. A fr(...)

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