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  • EU regulators clear BSkyB's $9 billion German, Italian pay-TV deals

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators approved on Thursday British broadcaster BSkyB's planned $9 billion takeover of Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, which will make it the biggest pay-TV provider in Europe. The...
  • Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard

    Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard
    Hundreds of people protesting climate change picketed street corners Saturday along a 2-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. The spread-out rally was one of seven staged in cities across California as a preview of a demonstration...
  • Fox's BSkyB Gets Greenlight from European Union to Create Pay TV Giant

    LONDON -- U.K. satcaster BSkyB has cleared the first of the hurdles as it seeks to create a pan-European pay TV giant. On Thursday, the company said it had received unconditional clearance from the European Commission, the executive arm of the...
  • Scots vote shows pitfalls, opportunities for EU referendum

    PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's vote against independence offers lessons for British politicians and their European partners faced with a referendum on whether to stay in the EU which Prime Minister David Cameron has promised for 2017. The fact...
  • British Biz Establishment, BBC Relieved By Scotland's Rejection of Independence

    LONDON -- The British establishment is breathing a collective sigh of relief as Scotland has voted by a margin of 10% to stay in the United Kingdom. Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured) welcomed the result as around 85% of Scots -- the biggest turnout...
  • Warner Bros. Expected to Cut as Many as 1,000 Jobs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Entertainment is expected to cut as many as 900 to 1,000 jobs worldwide as part of a studio-wide cost-cutting move, according to people familiar with the company's plans. The estimated reductions would amount to...
  • Rupert Murdoch explains why Fox dropped Time Warner bid

    Rupert Murdoch explains why Fox dropped Time Warner bid
    Rupert Murdoch has shared some of his thoughts on U.S. and British politics, the Scottish referendum for independence -- and why he aborted his company's $80-billion bid this summer for rival Time Warner. Murdoch was interviewed Thursday morning by Neil...
  • News Corp's Robert Thomson asks European regulators to reconsider Google settlement

    News Corp's Robert Thomson asks European regulators to reconsider Google settlement
    (Reuters) - News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has urged European regulators to reconsider their settlement with Google Inc over its search practices, calling the Internet company an "egregious" aggregator and a "platform of piracy." In a letter...
  • MSNBC's Program Lineup Needs a Liberal Makeover

    MEMO TO PHIL GRIFFIN: For several years now your liberal bastion, MSNBC, has been assuring us that it's resolutely "leaning forward," but slogans can be dangerous -- especially for a news operation that appears to be listing backward. These are exciting...
  • Sky Deutschland advises investors to shun BSkyB offer

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The management of pay-TV provider Sky Deutschland has advised minority investors not to accept an offer from BSkyB, a token gesture given that BSkyB's terms are little more than a formality required after its purchase of a...
  • Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence

    Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence
    This week's referendum in Scotland could result in the U.K. losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security...