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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. News Corp. Lobbyist Reveals Dealings With U.K. Government During Rupert Murdoch-led BSkyB Bid

    8:30 am 5/24/2012

    The media mogul and his company should "stay in the game" in bidding for the satcaster, the British government had suggested, according to Frédéric Michel's testimony.Read more

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  7. U.K. Regulator: BSkyB No Longer Has Material Advantage in Pay TV Movies

    1:56 am 5/23/2012

    The Competition Commission cited the rise of streaming video providers Netflix and Lovefilm in revised findings.Read more

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  8. Rebekah Brooks Says Role In News Corp.'s Bid for BSkyB Was Informal

    5:02 am 5/11/2012

    The former CEO of News Corp.'s U.K. newspaper unit tells the Leveson Inquiry that she knew of the bid plans "weeks" before the public.Read more

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  9. U.K.'s BSkyB, Partner Launch Sky News Arabia

    6:31 am 5/7/2012

    The news network, which is a venture of the News Corp.-controlled pay TV firm and Abu Dhabi Media Investment, will challenge al-Jazeera and other established players.Read more

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  10. BSkyB Posts Improved Results, Says It Is 'Fit and Proper' to Hold U.K. Broadcast License

    11:24 pm 5/1/2012

    UPDATED: "Our track record as a broadcaster is the most important factor," says Jeremy Darroch, CEO of the U.K. pay TV giant, about a regulatory evaluation amid the News Corp. phone hacking scandal.Read more

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