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Disney must offer Sky shareholders at least £14 a share to buy the business if its wider deal to acquire the bulk of 21st Century Fox completes before competing takeover bids for Sky, the UK Takeover Panel has ruled. Photograph: PA

The UK’s takeover watchdog has intervened to arbitrate between minority shareholders in Sky and its possible future owner Disney, setting the price th(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 12th. Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Drew

Markets rose on Thursday as global trade tensions eased and the Sky bidding war heated up. DUBLIN Low-cost airline Ryanair was the surprise star per(...)

Sky’s shares were up 3 per cent to £15.38 on Thursday as investors bet the battle has further to run

Sky shares leaped to an 18-year high on Thursday as investors bet a transatlantic battle for the European pay-TV group had further to run, after Comca(...)

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(...)

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(...)

US president Donald Trump: his claim that immigrants “infest” the US is  test-marketing of whether his fans are ready for the next step-up in language towards “vermin”. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo

To grasp what is going on in the world right now, we need to reflect on two things. One is that we are in a phase of trial runs. The other is that wha(...)

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox will be split, with the mogul hanging onto much-criticised Fox News. Photograph: Mark Lennihan / AFP

Wholesome Disney has gained what might yet be the definitive edge in its battle with Comcast to buy the entertainment assets of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st (...)

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 (...)

Ocean’s 8: one of the big summer movies

The Graham Norton Show Friday, BBC One, 10.45pm Tonight it’s all about the all-female Ocean’s 8 crime caper. On the sofa are Hollywood star Sandra Bul(...)

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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