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Harland and Wolff workers listen to union officials on Tuesday. Photograph: Liam McBurney / PA.

Image of the week: Save Our Shipyard After the closure of shipyards in Newcastle, Glasgow and Liverpool, it is now the turn of Belfast, as the remain(...)

Russi Taylor, best known for voicing the Disney character Minnie Mouse, died at  75 years old. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty

The actress who voiced Minnie Mouse for more than 30 years has died at the age of 75. Russi Taylor died in Glendale, California, on Friday, Disney sa(...)

Netflix once had the field to itself. Now Disney and other Hollywood behemoths are closing in – and they’re here to take your money “In Hollywood (...)

Game of Thrones: HBO’s filming of the series in Northern Ireland has helped its film and television industry boom. Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO

Netflix and Disney, which are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law, will not comment on whether they wi(...)

Disney showcases upcoming content, including Frozen 2, The Lion King and Toy Story 4, at an event to promote streaming platform Disney+. Photograph: Valerie Macon / AFP

Has Disney gone cheap? It’s not a word that most parents bringing their kids to merchandise-stuffed theme parks would associate with the company. And(...)

 Tim Cook’s latest bet is that an acceleration in cord-cutting and the proliferation of streaming services has created a new role for Apple as aggregator

Steve Jobs told his biographer in 2011 that Apple had “finally cracked” a winning formula for television. But eight years later, his successor Tim Coo(...)

The European Commission  is worried about contractual clauses in some deals between six film studios, including Disney and pay-TV broadcaster Sky in Britain, that could prevent programmes being shown across borders

The European Commission said on Friday it was seeking reaction on commitments offered by Walt Disney in a pay-TV investigation aimed at making shows (...)

A Nike Ad featuring American football quarterback Colin Kaepernick on display in New York last month. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

Billions of dollars were briefly wiped off Nike’s share price after the sportswear giant announced controversial American footballer Colin Kaepernick (...)

Comcast’s Philadelphia headquarters: the US media giant has won an auction to formally bid for Sky. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP

They could make a movie out of it. They could make a whole series. After years of chasing full ownership of a “crown jewel” long associated with his n(...)

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,(...)

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