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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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