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....”. At launch, Amazon is offering channels including Gold Rush broadcaster Discovery and its Eurosport subsidiary, which will lead to Amazon offering live sport for the first time globally, starting with the imminent French Open and Olympic coverage from next year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....“These solid results demonstrate the appeal of our products and our ability to deliver strong, profitable and sustainable growth,” said Ralf Speth, chief executive. “We are continuing to invest significantly in new models and innovation, as shown by the new Land Rover Discovery, the forthcoming Range Rover Velar and all-electric Jaguar I-Pace, reinforcing our commitment to new technologies and providing new and compelling customer experiences. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Amazon has announced it will offer live television channels via its Prime Video service, for an extra fee. People will be able to subscribe to popular channels such as Discovery and Eurosport individually, without paying for a bundle of channels. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales thanks to demand in China and US image
....“These solid results demonstrate the appeal of our products and our ability to deliver strong, profitable and sustainable growth,” said Ralf Speth, chief executive. “We are continuing to invest significantly in new models and innovation, as shown by the new Land Rover Discovery, the forthcoming Range Rover Velar and all-electric Jaguar I-Pace, reinforcing our commitment to new technologies and providing new and compelling customer experiences. ...
Amazon steps up battle with Netflix and Sky by adding new UK channels image
....”. At launch, Amazon is offering channels including Gold Rush broadcaster Discovery and its Eurosport subsidiary, which will lead to Amazon offering live sport for the first time globally, starting with the imminent French Open and Olympic coverage from next year. ...
Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 11:31:02 PM
....Amazon has announced it will offer live television channels via its Prime Video service, for an extra fee. People will be able to subscribe to popular channels such as Discovery and Eurosport individually, without paying for a bundle of channels. ...
ITV chief executive Adam Crozier steps down after seven years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:25:36 AM
....Analysts at Liberum said his departure may heighten speculation of a bid by Virgin Media owner Liberty Global, which owns 9. 9% of ITV, or a joint takeover with Discovery. ...
Sky to offer full TV service without a dish for the first time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 08:31:45 AM
....4bn. Darroch also said Sky would not back down in the face of the threat made by Discovery, which has 12 channels including Eurosport and Animal Planet, to pull its UK programming from the end of the month. ...
Cruise firm All Leisure Holidays goes bust with 400 customers abroad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:07:15 PM
. The holiday firm that operates the Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery cruise programmes has stopped trading, with hundreds of customers overseas. ...
All Leisure Holidays stops trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 11:51:12 AM
....Cruise company All Leisure Holidays has stopped trading with immediate effect and called in administrators, leaving hundreds of holidaymakers stranded. The shutdown of the Atol-protected firm affects cruise lines Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery, and has resulted in nearly 150 people losing their jobs. ...
Trump says Air Force One Boeing order should be cancelled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 05:06:02 PM
.... . "Did you know it was featured on the Discovery Channel as the world's most luxurious jetliner?" he said at the time. ...
Parking bays widened for bigger cars, says NCP image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 11:18:32 AM
....4m) in width. However, the latest models of the Audi Q7, Land Rover Discovery, BMW X5 and the Mercedes GL-Class are all longer than 4. ...
AT&T seeks to buy Time Warner for nearly $86bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 12:11:36 AM
....AT&T said it expected the deal to be completed by the end of 2017. Other media company shares, including Discovery, AMC, Netflix and CBS, recently rose as investors speculated that a deal could spark a fresh wave of takeovers and mergers among media and technology companies. ...
Time Warner shares jump on AT&T bid rumour image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 04:09:00 PM
.... . Other media company shares, including Discovery, AMC, Netflix and CBS, rose as investors speculated that a deal could spark a fresh wave of takeovers and mergers among media and technology companies. ...
Absent brands image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of September 2016 11:51:21 PM
....That isn't all we'll see in Paris of course. There will be plenty of other high profile debuts - the new Land Rover Discovery, for example, and the next generation of Honda Civic and Nissan Micra. ...

Dolphins 'sing' to their unborn calves in the womb
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 09:37:29 AM
....It has been shown by earlier studies that mother dolphins start whistling a signature whistle much more in the days before birth - but they had never before studied signature-whistle rates not only before and after birth but in the same mother. Ms Ames and her colleagues did just that by studying a baby dolphin Mira who was born to a 9-year-old mother at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California. ...
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Amazon Fresh not quite a threat to supermarkets – yet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of June 2016 06:12:57 PM
....What’s more, the new owner of the smaller Friday-night Bundesliga package is a foe Sky will happily tolerate. It is Eurosport, owned by Discovery, and not BT-lookalike Deutsche Telekom. ...
Sky's shares up after €3.5bn German Bundesliga TV deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of June 2016 02:53:16 PM
....“This is an important step to building our business in Germany and maximising the significant opportunity for growth,” said Jeremy Darroch, chief executive of Sky. Following a regulatory ruling, the Bundesliga rights had to be split between at least two broadcasters, with Discovery-owned Eurosport emerging as the victor for Friday night matches. ...
The fitness apps giving gyms a class in flexibility image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 12:01:18 AM
....Virgin Active is one of those gyms to do so. As well as adding a number of new classes in the last year, they have introduced Discovery Lab, where experts share their own experiences and ideas to bring new perspectives to classes. ...
No breakup at Rolls despite activist investor on board, says chairman image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 03:08:41 PM
.... ValueAct researched the engineer for three years before making the investment. Before joining ValueAct, Singer was the chief financial officer of Discovery Communications and American Tower Corp. ...
Rolls-Royce set to add activist investor ValueAct to board image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of February 2016 11:09:12 AM
.... The San Francisco-based investor has refused to say who it might propose to join Rolls’ board, but some think a prime candidate could be ValueAct’s chief operating officer, Bradley Singer. Mr Singer sits on the board of Motorola, another ValueAct investment, and has previously held senior positions at Discovery Communications and American Tower Corp. ...
City news: Randgold Resources, BT, Jaguar Land Rover, Imagination Technologies image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 8th of February 2016 07:46:00 PM
....The luxury car maker followed up its strongest annual global sales in 2015 by shifting 46,016 vehicles last month, up 24 per cent on the previous year. Sales improved across all regions, with Europe 65 per cent ahead and the UK up 36 per cent, while North America and China, where locally-made Discovery Sport proved popular, gained 9 per cent and 5 per cent. ...
Watching the wheels: readers share their Land Rover Defender stories image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 5th of February 2016 01:00:17 PM
.... We kept our Land Rover for four years in Scotland before selling her, when we moved to Australia. Since then we’ve had a Range Rover, and currently have a Discovery, but my heart will always be with the Defender. ...
Charles Gurassa named chairman of Channel 4 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 11:00:33 AM
.... It is understood that officials examining Channel 4’s future recently completed the information-gathering phase of their work. The process is being closely watched by potential bidders for the broadcaster, including Discovery and BT. ...
ITV creative chief Peter Fincham quits in executive overhaul image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 18th of January 2016 12:02:29 PM
.... . Mr Crozier said: “The US is obviously a huge focus for ITV, and Julian’s experience whilst at Discovery will be incredibly important as we continue to grow and develop in the UK and internationally. ...
Tech startups hoping to become household names in 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of January 2016 04:00:00 PM
.... But CityMapper, founded by Londoner Azmat Yusuf in 2010, is so good at doing what it does – help users navigate the public transit networks in almost 30 cities, from London to Tokyo – that it’s survived head-to-head competition with Apple and Google. “Discovery” is the holy grail of social media: find the way to put the best content in front of users when they log in, and you can guarantee they’ll come back for more. ...
Compelling viewing on Channel 4 as TV bosses take sides on privatisation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of January 2016 04:00:00 PM
....There would be no shortage of bidders. Among those touted as potential purchasers are BT; NBC Universal owner Comcast; Scripps, the US co-owner of Gold and Dave broadcaster UKTV; and Discovery, which owns 50% of Gogglebox producer All3Media and has European TV rights to the Olympics from 2022. ...
Channel 4 chairman issues last-ditch plea against privatisation image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 05:58:15 PM
.... . Officials have been looking at a range of options for several months, closely watched by potential bidders such as Discovery and BT. ...
After a bumpy year for Jaguar Land Rover, can China still drive it forward? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of December 2015 08:00:02 AM
....Su Weiping marches into Beijing’s biggest Jaguar Land Rover showroom wearing a thick gold chain and an ear-to-ear grin. “I’ve bought this one,” said the 58-year-old businessman, pointing to a bright red Discovery Sport. ...
Walt Disney doubles Vice stake as television expansion looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of December 2015 07:52:53 PM
....WPP, the advertising giant, is also reported to have a shareholding and the company, which is on track to make $1bn in revenues this year, has been a constant subject of takeover speculation. Speaking to the Guardian earlier this month, chief executive Smith said the group was in “fast and furious” talks with everyone from Netflix to ITV, Sky and Discovery about launching TV channels across the UK and Europe in the next 12 to 18 months. ...
Pfizer plans to close site in UK, 120 jobs could go image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of December 2015 07:27:22 PM
.... . Pfizer sold the site, called Discovery Park, to a private consortium in August 2012. ...
John Malone: the mystery method behind a media empire  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of November 2015 09:02:56 PM
.... For now though, rivals and Maloneologists are watching the empire’s content ambitions most closely. Through Liberty Global and Discovery, in which he has a large but not controlling stake, he is building up an arsenal of influence over the programming consumed via his vast distribution network. ...
Can our £30,000 savings possibly get us a home?   image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 13th of November 2015 02:58:02 PM
....5pc Vanguard UK Long Duration Gilt Index, 24. 5pc Royal London Ethical Bond, 32pc Neptune UK Mid Cap, 15pc Baillie Gifford Global Discovery, 10pc M&G Property Portfolio. ...
'Botox sales held up in the recession': The fund that bets on rich baby boomers  image
.... She added: “We also like Liontrust Macro Equity Income - it is a UK fund but has the aging population as one of its four key themes. For a broader global fund we like JOHCM Global Select and Baillie Gifford Global Discovery. ...
Former Waitrose boss Mark Price to join Cabinet Office board image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 12:18:44 PM
.... . Channel 4 broadcasts Gogglebox However, the broadcaster, which is the home for programmes such as Made In Chelsea and Gogglebox, has already attracted interest from media giants including America’s Discovery Communications, BT and a consortium led by former Channel 4 chairman Luke Johnson. ...
Tata Motors makes £112m quarterly loss after Tianjin explosion image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 07:03:09 PM
.... But the firm’s luxury division pointed to its best ever October sales as a reason for optimism. It sold a record 41,553 cars last month, a 24% surge on the previous year, boosted by the popularity of the Jaguar XE and Land Rover Discovery Sport. ...
Star Wars and shaving foam set to be Christmas toy hits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 02:37:45 AM
.... . Of the big players, Vivid's Thunderbirds Interactive Tracey Island Playset has been attracting a lot of attention while Little Live Pets Clever Keet from Character Options and Vtech's Toot Toot Friends Busy Sounds Discovery House also make the top 12 list. ...
Dear Father Christmas image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 5th of November 2015 06:25:53 AM
.... . Toot Toot Friends Busy Sounds Discovery Home  Photo: Eddie Mulholland/The Telegraph . ...
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The top Christmas toys for 2015: will you pick PAW Patrol or Pie Face? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 07:27:05 PM
....99. Toot-Toot Friends Busy Sounds Discovery Home, Vtech Electronics, £44. ...
Investors circle around Channel 4 as privatisation draws interest image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 31st of October 2015 07:30:42 PM
. Media giants and private investors including Discovery Communications, BT and a consortium led by its former chairman Luke Johnson are circling Channel 4 as the Government prepares to sell off the broadcaster. ...
Merlin signs deal for Chinese Legoland image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 07:11:16 AM
....It will be formally announced later on Wednesday as part of the state visit to the UK of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Merlin already has five attractions in China, with another three due to open in the next 18 months, including a Legoland Discovery Centre in Shanghai. ...
Merlin strikes deal to build Shanghai-based Legoland Park image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 06:36:20 AM
.... . Merlin Entertainments has agreed a partnership with China Media Capital (CMC) to build attractions throughout China, including one of its iconic Legoland Discovery Centres close to the country's largest city. ...
Drug firms sign up to $100m dementia research fund image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 04:15:21 AM
.... . The Dementia Discovery Fund, which is launching on Wednesday, will be used to develop novel drugs within academia and industry that could be slow or reverse the effects of dementia by 2025 - the deadline for an international push to find a breakthrough treatment for the disease, which will affect 135m people by 2050. ...
Teaching farming in the Bronx image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of October 2015 11:13:26 PM
.... The students thrived, and Mr Ritz began to lose weight. Then Walton High School was closed, and Mr Ritz found himself teaching in the new Discovery High School on the same campus. ...
China to invest £30bn in UK plc: how the deals break down image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of October 2015 05:50:24 PM
.... Merlin will bring its Legoland theme parks to China. The FTSE 100-listed company has formed a partnership with China Media Capital (CMC) to build attractions throughout China, including one of its iconic Legoland Discovery Centres close to the country's largest city. ...
ITV warns over Channel 4 privatisation image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 18th of October 2015 05:31:56 PM
.... Private buyers could look to combine Channel 4 with their existing assets. Discovery, for instance, is now a joint owner of All3Media, formerly Britain’s biggest independent producer, which makes Channel 4 shows including Gogglebox and Embarrassing Bodies. ...
Jaguar Land Rover sales affected by blast at Chinese port of Tianjin image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of October 2015 12:49:29 PM
....Jaguar Land Rover’s sales in other emerging markets such as Brazil and Russia fell 12% in the second quarter. The company said it was confident about the future and that its new Jaguar XE and Discovery Sport vehicles were selling well. ...
The investment 'pairing' trick to get more for your money when markets fall image
.... . They swapped their holding in a unit trust, Baillie Gifford Global Discovery, for the equivalent investment trust, Edinburgh Worldwide. ...
VW sold new cars with defeat devices in UK even after scandal broke in US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of October 2015 03:54:32 PM
.... The company is pressing ahead with plans to launch diesel cars in the US, where the claims against VW first emerged. JLR launched its first diesel-engine models, the 2016 Range Rover and 2016 Range Rover Discovery, just two weeks ago in the US. ...
ITV in spotlight as possible target for Liberty Global image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of September 2015 08:57:34 AM
....However, the two main reasons why Liberty may look to acquire ITV would be (1) to utilise the tax losses it has within Virgin against ITV’s profits and (2) if Liberty felt it required more access to proprietary content and saw ITV as a vehicle for this. Whittaker said Liberty could link up with Discovery - where Liberty has a 29% voting stake and which has been expanding internationally - for any bid:. ...
Facebook hosts 360 Star Wars video clip image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of September 2015 01:41:17 AM
....On mobile devices, a user can move the device around to alter the perspective. Other 360 videos posted include content from Discovery, GoPro, NBC and Vice. ...
How to 'invest against the grain' with investment trusts image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 18th of September 2015 03:59:17 PM
.... Other managers took equivalent action. James Spence, who oversees Cerno Select, a £45m multi-asset portfolio, used the turmoil of that week to swap holdings in a unit trust – Baillie Gifford Global Discovery – for holdings in an investment trust of almost identical make-up, Edinburgh Worldwide. ...
TV must push back against Apple and Netflix, says Discovery boss image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 17th of September 2015 05:34:53 PM
. The chief executive of Discovery Networks, the television arm of John Malone’s global media and telecoms empire, has called on the industry to push back against erosion of its power by Apple, Amazon and Netflix. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 28th of August 2015 11:16:03 PM
....At the moment, its brand means it does quite well by striking partnerships. That was once a natural-history alliance with Discovery to fund ambitious documentaries. ...
From TV blackout to football fortune image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 11:03:34 PM
....". Looking further ahead, to the next domestic deal cycle, which would begin in season 2019-20, Mr Jellis says possible threats to Sky and BT could come from Discovery, which has just secured future Olympic TV rights in Europe, and BeIN, Al-Jazeera's rebranded sports channel, which is becoming increasingly acquisitive. ...
How a Mickey Mouse sell-off of Disney is bad news for the BBC image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 05:50:03 PM
.... . Nobody was safe: 21st Century Fox, Time Warner, Discovery Communications, CBS, Charter Communications, AMC Networks and Viacom all took a largely indiscriminate beating that continued yesterday. ...
Disney shares plunge on profits fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of August 2015 08:06:25 PM
....95 points. Discovery Communications fell 13% after reporting lower advertising sales and a strong dollar for below forecast profits. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 1st of August 2015 03:45:00 AM
....”. Mr Malone, the veteran US cable tycoon who also controls Liberty Media and Discovery in the US, has been active during the latest wave of consolidation in the industry. ...
Liberty Global increases ITV stake to 9.9% but denies takeover plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of July 2015 11:01:28 AM
....Liberty Global confirmed it did not intend to make an offer to acquire ITV. Backed by US tycoon John Malone, who also controls Liberty Media Corp and Discovery Communications, Liberty Global has bought cable assets across Europe in the past decade and has more recently started buying strategic stakes in content producers. ...
Meet the biggest winner in the history of Formula One: CVC Capital Partners image
....CVC has already owned Formula One for double its typical holding period of five years. Last year it was in discussions about selling to media mogul John Malone’s Liberty Global and broadcaster Discovery; the talks stalled and the duo invested in the electric racing series Formula E. ...
Motors faster off the line image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 10:41:00 PM
....A 5. 4 per cent annual rise in June follows the recent launch of new models such as Jaguar XE, Range Rover Discovery Sport and Mini. ...
New app Tendr acts as matchmaker for startups and investors image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 20th of July 2015 12:17:11 PM
.... . “Discovery is the most important part of the process, and the Tinder-style format is a nice way of displaying it,” he said. ...
Resistance isn’t futile – just get to know your enemy better image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of July 2015 06:00:05 AM
.... iChip allows the microbes to be cultured while still in the soil. “The rule of thumb is that you need 50 promising leads for one drug,” says Kim Lewis, the director of Northeastern University’s Antimicrobial Discovery Centre who led the research team, “so we’re not expecting much else from these 25 candidates, but we will keep searching for more. ...
Africa's video game makers dreaming big image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of July 2015 11:01:16 PM
...."Local games can only be popular if people know they exist. Discovery is still a big issue for development shops like ours, but we are making active moves to resolve this. ...
Insurer attacked for Facebook tie-up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of June 2015 11:33:51 PM
....". Vitality is owned outright by the South African firm Discovery following Prudential PLC's sale of its stake in the business in November. ...
BBC loses control of TV rights for Olympics image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 29th of June 2015 01:16:00 PM
.... . Eurosport, owned by parent company Discovery Communications, has secured the exclusive European television rights to air the next four Olympics Games on platforms ranging form TVs to tablets. ...
Eurosport wins Olympic TV rights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of June 2015 12:24:14 PM
....3bn euros (£922m) deal. It means the BBC could lose coverage of the Games in the UK from 2022, although Eurosport's parent company Discovery may lease back some of the rights. ...
Miami Dolphins owner 'in $8bn F1 bid' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 08:32:32 PM
.... In 2012, CVC came close to floating the sport's holding company on the Singapore stock market. The firm has also held talks with US-based Liberty Media and Discovery Communications about a sale. ...
Formula E is on track for a stock market flotation image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 19th of June 2015 07:14:05 PM
.... Most of the drivers have a background in F1 and three are relatives of some of the sport’s most famous champions: Piquet, Prost and Senna. In March, Formula E announced it had received investment in its Hong Kong-based parent company from the duo of broadcaster Discovery Communications and media mogul John Malone’s Liberty Global. ...
Spotify responds to Apple Music by revealing it now has 75m active users image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of June 2015 11:15:54 AM
.... The investors included telco TeliaSonera and Goldman Sachs, among others. Other new investors in Spotify include UK asset managers Baillie Gifford, Landsdowne Partners and Rinkelberg Capital; Canadian hedge funds Senvest Capital and Discovery Capital Management, according to the Journal. ...
Spotify valued at $8.5 billion after TeliaSonera buys stake image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of June 2015 09:22:04 AM
.... . Other investors to join the fundraising included British asset managers Baillie Gifford, Landsdowne Partners and Rinkelberg Capital, as well as Canadian hedge funds Senvest Capital and Discovery Capital Management, the Wall Street Journal said, citing a source. ...
Spotify valued at $8.53bn valuation after fresh funding round image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of June 2015 07:52:10 AM
...., Technology Crossover Ventures, Northzone, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, Senvest Capital and Discovery Capital Management. ...
John Malone’s new interest in Europe could be a game-changer for Vodafone image
.... The idea of asset swapping seems positively genteel for the man labelled Darth Vader by the former Vice-President Al Gore for his corporate jousting. His cat’s cradle of assets includes some or all of Virgin Media, the shopping channel QVC, the travel website Expedia, the Discovery Channel, the Live Nation concert promoter and the TV producer All3Media, maker of the detective drama Midsomer Murders. ...
Questor share tip: Merlin has magic start image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 16th of May 2015 04:05:55 PM
.... Merlin will now focus on expanding the Lego brand with new theme parks scheduled for completion in Dubai in 2016, and Japan and South Korea a year later. Five new Midway attractions, such Sea Life and Legoland Discovery have been completed so far this year with plans for seven. ...
All3Media boss gets £4m bonus from sale to John Malone image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 4th of May 2015 05:00:18 PM
.... . All3Media, previously Britain’s biggest independent production company, was acquired in September by a joint venture between Discovery Communications, the US media company behind the Discovery Channel, and Liberty Global, owner of the cable operator Virgin Media. ...
Hornby back in profit for first time since Olympic debacle  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 1st of May 2015 04:01:13 PM
.... Hornby owns the Scalextric brand . Mr Ames has moved Hornby’s headquarters to Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent, and set up a new e-commerce office in London that will manage Hornby’s website and social media content. ...
Hornby on track to make £1.5m profit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 1st of May 2015 11:52:17 AM
....He has drawn up plans to revamp Hornby’s European warehouses and management structures later this year. The Kent-based toymaker, founded in 1901, is relocating from its historic Margate headquarters to the Discovery Park in Sandwich, a move which is expected to be completed by the end of May. ...

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