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UK PM and Murdoch did not discuss Sky bid at September meeting: minister

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LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May did not discuss with Rupert Murdoch the proposed takeover of UK pay-TV group Sky by the tycoon's Twenty-First Century Fox at a September meeting, Britain's media minister said on Tuesday.

Murdoch denies pressuring UK prime ministers ahead of Sky submission

LONDON Rupert Murdoch said on Monday he had never asked a British prime minister for anything, seeking to play down his influence ahead of what is likely to be a politically charged approval process for his $14.6 billion bid for pay-TV group Sky .

Deals, Dec 19 2016

UPDATE 1-Murdoch denies pressuring UK prime ministers ahead of Sky submission

LONDON, Dec 19 Rupert Murdoch said on Monday he had never asked a British prime minister for anything, seeking to play down his influence ahead of what is likely to be a politically charged approval process for his $14.6 billion bid for pay-TV group Sky.

Murdoch denies pressuring UK prime ministers ahead of Sky submission

LONDON, Dec 19 Rupert Murdoch said on Monday he had never asked a British prime minister for anything, seeking to play down his influence ahead of what is likely to be a politically charged approval process for his purchase of the pay-TV group Sky.

Sky's not the limit for European media mergers

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's bid for Britain's Sky is expected to drive traditional European media players to do their own deals to attain the scale they need to compete with online platforms like Netflix for increasingly costly programs.

Italy, Deals Dec 16 2016

Sky's not the limit for European media mergers

LONDON, Dec 16 Rupert Murdoch's bid for Britain's Sky is expected to drive traditional European media players to do their own deals to attain the scale they need to compete with online platforms like Netflix for increasingly costly programmes.

From New York to London, rapid talks seal Sky-Fox deal

LONDON British business veteran Martin Gilbert was at his desk in early December when he received the call he had been expecting for years. James Murdoch wanted to meet.

Deals, Dec 15 2016

Murdoch's Fox agrees $14.6 billion Sky deal to expand empire

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has struck a $14.6 billion deal to buy European pay-TV firm Sky that unites a media empire across two continents and helps it take on rivals like Netflix in the battle for viewers. | Video

Deals, Dec 15 2016

UPDATE 3-Murdoch's Fox agrees $14.6 bln Sky deal to expand empire

* Fox says it expects deal to pass "regulatory muster" (Adds details, reaction)

Murdoch's Fox agrees deal to buy Sky for $14.6 bln

LONDON, Dec 15 Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox said on Thursday it had agreed to buy European pay-TV firm Sky for $14.6 billion, sticking to its 10.75 pounds per share offer despite complaints from some investors.

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