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New Sky services to create 900 Irish jobs
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New Sky services to create 900 Irish jobs

Jul 26th 2012, 12:03 PM 12,049 Views 59 Comments

Sky will launch its phone and broadband services later this year with plans to open a customer care centre in Dublin.

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun
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Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

Jun 11th 2012, 6:55 PM 1,684 Views 4 Comments

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
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Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

May 21st 2012, 2:13 PM 1,635 Views 5 Comments

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

Confirmed: James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman
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Confirmed: James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman

Apr 3rd 2012, 3:00 PM 1,948 Views 2 Comments

However, he remains on the board as a non-executive director of the company, stating he has behaved “ethically at all times”.

Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report
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# Under Threat

Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report

Mar 21st 2012, 8:00 PM 744 Views 1 Comment

The broadcaster is danger of losing their rights to show top flight English football according to the league’s chief executive.

Fergie is the Beeb's new best friend, thinks TV companies have too much power
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# Cash Money

Fergie is the Beeb's new best friend, thinks TV companies have too much power

Sep 27th 2011, 10:34 AM 180 Views 2 Comments

The Manchester United boss feels that Sky and ESPN are “God” when it comes to the Premier League schedule.

F1 bosses cautious as Sky snap up race rights
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# Move Over Auntie

F1 bosses cautious as Sky snap up race rights

Jul 29th 2011, 12:15 PM 350 Views 4 Comments

Blow for the Beeb who will only broadcast half of the races live from next season onwards.

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
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Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking

Jul 16th 2011, 10:40 AM 693 Views 11 Comments

A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.

Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal
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Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal

Jul 15th 2011, 12:27 PM 463 Views 1 Comment

As Rebekah Brooks bows to pressure to resign, take a look back at events leading up to the scandal…

Meet the new CEO of News International... Tom Mockridge
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Meet the new CEO of News International... Tom Mockridge

Jul 15th 2011, 11:16 AM 728 Views 0 Comments

Who is Tom Mockridge? 9 things you probably don’t know about the Sky Italia boss who stepped into Rebekah Brooks’s shoes today.

Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"
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Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"

Jul 15th 2011, 8:33 AM 162 Views 3 Comments

His comments came as an FBI investigation into alleged attempts to hack the phones of 9/11 victims was confirmed.

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions
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Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions

Jul 14th 2011, 11:15 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.

News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
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News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB

Jul 13th 2011, 2:45 PM 661 Views 4 Comments

It follows the controversy surrounding the allegations that newspapers owned by its proprietor Ruper Murdoch were involved in phone-hacking.

British government to pressure Murdoch to abandon BSkyB bid
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British government to pressure Murdoch to abandon BSkyB bid

Jul 12th 2011, 5:50 PM 183 Views 3 Comments

Britain’s Conservative Party has indicated that it will support the opposition in calling for News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch to withdraw his bid “in the public interest”.

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover
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UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover

Jul 10th 2011, 1:07 PM 201 Views 2 Comments

The Liberal Democrats – currently in coalition with the Conservatives – have hinted at supporting the opposition in calls to postpone the proposed takeover.

Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall
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Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall

Jul 7th 2011, 3:54 PM 629 Views 7 Comments

The share price News Corp and BSkyB fall after fears takeover bid will be blocked in response to the NOTW phone hacking allegations.

Takeover of BSkyB moves closer after UK government approves Sky News 'spin-off'
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Takeover of BSkyB moves closer after UK government approves Sky News 'spin-off'

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:07 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

The controversial takeover of the satellite giant by Rupert Murdoch’s company is now set to go ahead.

Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal
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Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:52 PM 1,269 Views 0 Comments

The BBC reports that Media Corp’s Rupert Murdoch is prepared to sell Sky News channel as part of a bigger plan to takeover BSkyB

No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB
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No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB

Sep 16th 2010, 3:10 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

The British government has yet to make a decision on whether to allow the full takeover amid monopoly concerns.

Sky News to launch in Arabic
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Sky News to launch in Arabic

Jul 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 88 Views 0 Comments