Rupert Murdoch

End of an era at UK's Sun tabloid as veteran provocateur dropped


LONDON Britain's top-selling newspaper the Sun has turned a page in its colourful history by dropping provocative columnist Kelvin MacKenzie, a favourite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article that likened a soccer player to a gorilla.

Fox News complainant meets UK regulator over Sky-Fox deal

LONDON A woman who accused former Fox News presenter Bill O'Reilly of sexual harassment in the United States called on Britain on Monday to block Fox's owner Rupert Murdoch from taking full control of Britain's pay-TV group Sky. | Video

Budget 2017, Business, 09 May 2017

UK's Sun ousts Murdoch protege who likened soccer star to gorilla - FT

LONDON Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun is to oust Kelvin MacKenzie, a provocative columnist and long-time favourite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article widely criticised as racist, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

09 May 2017

Thomson Reuters' first-quarter sales, profit top expectations

Thomson Reuters Corp on Friday reported higher than expected first-quarter earnings and revenue and reaffirmed its full-year outlook as it saw improved results across each of its businesses.

Budget 2017, Business, 28 Apr 2017

Fate of Australian TV network Ten in hands of billionaire trio

SYDNEY Ten Network Holdings' survival depends on three billionaire debt guarantors, including News Corp Co-Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, after Australia's third-largest TV network reported a A$232 million ($173 million) half-year loss in a weak advertising market.

27 Apr 2017

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox after harassment allegations

NEW YORK Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has parted ways with star cable news host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. | Video

20 Apr 2017

Murdoch's Fox wins EU approval to take over Sky

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Commission cleared Rupert Murdoch to take over pay-TV group Sky on Friday, leaving a British investigation into the impact on the country's media landscape as the only remaining hurdle for the $14.5 billion deal.

Budget 2017, Business, 07 Apr 2017

British regulator to investigate Sky takeover by Murdoch's Fox

LONDON The British government has referred Rupert Murdoch's planned 11.7 billion pound ($14.4 billion) takeover of European pay-TV group Sky to regulators to decide if the deal is in the public interest.

Budget 2017, Business, 16 Mar 2017

UK government likely to refer Fox's Sky deal to regulator

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's planned takeover of European pay-TV group Sky is likely to be investigated to see whether it is in the public interest, the British government warned on Friday.

Budget 2017, Business, Deals, 03 Mar 2017

James Murdoch praises British TV, seeking Sky deal approval

LONDON James Murdoch, the chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox , lauded the quality of Britain's television industry on Thursday as the company makes a fresh attempt to gain control of European TV business Sky .

Budget 2017, Business, 03 Mar 2017

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