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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. U.K. Minister: News Corp. Bid for BSkyB Was 'Political Inconvenience'

    8:38 am 6/11/2012

    Finance Minister George Osborne says that a regulatory decision one way or another would have caused a political headache for his political party.Read more

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  7. BSkyB Faces ESPN Competition for English Soccer League TV Rights

    12:45 pm 6/7/2012

    The auction is expected to bring in £2 billion-plus for the league as BSkyB investors have expressed concern about cost and a possible loss of some rights.Read more

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  8. U.K. Culture Secretary Defends Interactions With News Corp. During BSkyB Bid Review

    4:53 am 5/31/2012

    Critics have called for Jeremy Hunt's resignation amid criticism of what was seen as a pro-News Corp. stance.Read more

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  9. U.K. Official Says He Faced 'Veiled Threats' Amid News Corp.-BSkyB Deal Review

    6:29 am 5/30/2012

    Business secretary Vince Cable also argues his controversial comment about having declared war on Rupert Murdoch was simply meant to show he wouldn't be intimidated. Read more

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  10. BSkyB CFO Touts Company's Upcoming Internet TV Service

    3:40 am 5/29/2012

    Andrew Griffith sees NowTV, an answer to Netflix and Amazon.com's Lovefilm, as an opportunity to reach some of the 13 million British homes that don't get pay TV service yet.Read more

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