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  1. U.K. Media Regulator Opposes Absolute Ownership Limits

    4:47 am 6/19/2012

    Ofcom suggests a review of media plurality, including the BBC and online news operations, "every four or five years." Read more

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  2. Disney-UTV Bows Bollywood Channel UMP Stars in the U.K.

    12:55 am 6/19/2012

    The Disney-owned UTV group has launched the celebrity-driven channel on the UK's Sky platform.Read more

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  3. Miramax, U.K.'s BSkyB Strike Exclusive Library Deal

    1:01 am 6/18/2012

    The multi-year agreement includes such classics as "Life is Beautiful," "Spy Kids," "Pulp Fiction" and "Chicago."Read more

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  4. David Cameron Calls Suggestion of Deal With Rupert Murdoch 'Nonsense'

    3:01 am 6/14/2012

    The British prime minister tells the Leveson Inquiry that his Conservative Party had no overt or covert deal to ensure favorable news coverage from News Corp. papers in return for political favors, including on the firm's BSkyB bid.Read more

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  5. BSkyB Stock Drops Following English Soccer TV Rights Deal

    2:00 am 6/14/2012

    Analysts cite a high price tag paid by the pay TV giant and increased competition from BT, which emerged as a second rights holder.Read more

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  6. U.K. Parliament Votes Against Probe of Culture Secretary's Handling of BSkyB Bid Review

    8:40 am 6/13/2012

    Jeremy Hunt faced a ministerial investigation into his role during the takeover effort led by Rupert Murdoch.Read more

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  7. BSkyB Keeps Most U.K. TV Rights for English Premier League Soccer

    5:08 am 6/13/2012

    UPDATED: But BT beats out ESPN in the auction for live TV rights for three more years, which raised $4.70 billion.Read more

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  8. British Deputy Prime Minister: Jeremy Hunt's Account of BSkyB Bid Review Was 'Convincing'

    4:36 am 6/13/2012

    Nick Clegg appears at the Leveson Inquiry as his party is expected to abstain in a parliament vote that will decide if the Culture Secretary's handling of the bid from News Corp. will be formally investigated. Read more

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  9. U.K. Bids for English Premier League TV Rights Go Into Second Round

    10:59 am 6/12/2012

    Long-time incumbent BSkyB and Walt Disney's ESPN currently hold the rights to matches in the soccer league.Read more

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  10. BSkyB Adds Independent Board Member to Replace Random House U.K. Boss

    1:54 am 6/12/2012

    Standard Chartered Bank's Tracy Clarke will join the board as Gail Rebuck, chairman and CEO of book publisher Random House's British operations, retires from her board role.Read more

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