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Murdoch's new Sky bid should be probed, UK opposition politicians say

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LONDON Rupert Murdoch's new takeover approach for British pay-TV firm Sky should be investigated by the UK's competition authorities, according to opposition politicians, though analysts said a deal should be easier to get through this time round.

UPDATE 1-Murdoch's new Sky bid should be probed say UK opposition politicians

LONDON, Dec 10 Rupert Murdoch's new takeover approach for British pay-TV firm Sky should be investigated by the UK's competition authorities, according to opposition politicians, though analysts said a deal should be easier to get through this time round.

REFILE-Murdoch's new Sky bid should be probed says former UK minister

LONDON, Dec 10 Rupert Murdoch's new takeover approach for British pay-TV firm Sky should be investigated by the UK's competition authorities, according to the former minister who referred the tycoon's previous bid.

Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14 billion for UK's Sky

NEW YORK/LONDON Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has struck a preliminary deal to buy the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal wrecked a previous bid. | Video

UPDATE 6-Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14 bln for UK's Sky

* Comes 5 years after previous takeover attempt failed (Adds details on the negotiations, company advisers)

News Corp posts quarterly loss as print ad sales fall

News Corp , the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a quarterly loss as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising sales.

Nov 07 2016

UPDATE 2-News Corp posts quarterly loss as print ad sales fall

Nov 7 News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a quarterly loss as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising sales.

UPDATE 2-Wall St Journal begins layoffs, to launch with fewer sections -memos

Nov 2 News Corp's The Wall Street Journal will launch a new format for the newspaper with fewer sections on Nov. 14, and has begun laying off employees as part of an effort to cut costs, according to two memos reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday.

Thomson Reuters to cut 2,000 jobs; profit tops estimates

Thomson Reuters Corp third-quarter earnings beat analyst expectations on Tuesday and the company said it would cut jobs worldwide, taking a fourth-quarter charge of $200 million to $250 million to streamline its business.

Nov 01 2016

Almost 30 percent of Sky shareholders oppose James Murdoch as chairman

LONDON Almost 30 percent of voting shareholders at Sky opposed the appointment of James Murdoch as chairman of the European pay TV group on Thursday, with some saying he was too closely linked to the group's largest investor, owned by his father Rupert.

Deals, Oct 13 2016

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