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....It calls for similar restrictions to be applied to other forms of high cost credit, charges for unarranged overdrafts and "rent to own" products. These are products that allow customers to buy items, such as televisions or mobile phones, through rental deals which can cost as much as four or five times the normal price tag. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... "There's a concern about how that will impact films," he said. Changing viewing habits were also hitting production companies, as more on-demand television services show a greater number of films, he said. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... Remaining there, however, is the biggest challenge. Small squads that don't win races and that don't get much television airtime often struggle to raise the sponsorship they need. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....His right-hand man in the UK is Ed Parkinson. Far less is known about Parkinson, but he did make a series of television appearances in 2011 and 2012. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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High cost credit products must be tackled, say Lords image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 12:08:14 AM
....It calls for similar restrictions to be applied to other forms of high cost credit, charges for unarranged overdrafts and "rent to own" products. These are products that allow customers to buy items, such as televisions or mobile phones, through rental deals which can cost as much as four or five times the normal price tag. ...
Viagogo: who runs it and who owns it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:03:57 PM
....His right-hand man in the UK is Ed Parkinson. Far less is known about Parkinson, but he did make a series of television appearances in 2011 and 2012. ...
UK film industry 'needs government support' after Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 10:29:58 AM
.... "There's a concern about how that will impact films," he said. Changing viewing habits were also hitting production companies, as more on-demand television services show a greater number of films, he said. ...
New broom image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
.... Remaining there, however, is the biggest challenge. Small squads that don't win races and that don't get much television airtime often struggle to raise the sponsorship they need. ...
S Korea complains to WTO about China over Thaad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 09:12:27 AM
...."Some estimates suggest that Beijing's travel ban could reduce the number of Chinese visitors to South Korea by up to 70%, resulting in billions of dollars in lost tourism-related revenue," Scott Seaman, director of Asia at the Eurasia Group, said. China froze the sale and distribution of some South Korean television dramas, music and products starting last October. ...
Philip Green's lavish party for his 65th ends exile from social circuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:27:49 PM
....65 a week and other financial aid such as the winter fuel allowance. Several years ago, the Tory MP Iain Duncan Smith encouraged the better-off elderly to pay back taxpayer-funded extras such as fuel payments and free bus passes and television licences. ...
TV company behind Question Time could sell for up to £300m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 03:54:39 PM
....In 2015, BT Sport extended its £35m-plus annual contract for Sunset + Vine to produce live coverage of Premier League and Champion’s League football and rugby union matches until 2018. The contract is considered to be the biggest live broadcasting contract in British television. ...
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham to stand down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:30:33 PM
....Potential external candidates could include Anne Bulford, Channel 4’s former chief operating officer, who left in 2013 to join the BBC, where she holds the role of deputy director general. Kevin Lygo, ITV’s head of television, who left his role as Channel 4’s director of television and content in 2010 after missing out on the top role to Abraham, may also be in the running. ...
UK inflation basket: gin and cycling helmets dropped in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:31:07 AM
.... In 1947, there were just three items listed under electrical appliances - vacuum cleaners, irons and radio sets. Black and white televisions were included in 1950, and fridges in the 1960s. ...
Cyber security: Experts warn on rise of hacker ransoms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:05:46 AM
. Smartphones, watches, televisions and fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data, cyber security experts have warned. ...
Wanda's deal for Golden Globe firm collapses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 02:28:41 PM
.... The studio also has a tie-up with Sony Pictures. The Dick Clark Productions deal would have marked the group's entry into television production. ...
The Guardian view on the Ofcom deal: too little, too slowly | Editorial image
. Of course you can live a decent life without broadband, just as you can live well with a cesspit, instead of mains drainage, and a petrol generator to supply your electricity for when you want to watch television. ...
Does BT's Openreach deal mean faster broadband or higher prices? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 01:21:25 PM
.... BT itself managed three price rises in the space of just 18 months. The suspicion is that consumers are subsidising fatcat Premier League wages as the telecom companies seek to recoup the massive outlay they have paid to acquire television rights – with this week’s £1. ...
Hammond went where Osborne feared to tread with tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:41:03 PM
....Except now the Treasury has instead pointed to the “tax lock” legislation enacted after the Tories were returned to power, which only specified that Class 1 NICs would be held at the same level. However, that qualification was not in the manifesto, and repeating it on the breakfast television sofa just made the chancellor sound weaselly. ...
From V-necks to handcuffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:52:51 AM
....Studying a degree in Seoul before completing a doctorate at Harvard Business School, he has been groomed to take over the firm. He became a Samsung president in 2009 and in 2013 was made vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the division which makes gadgets from smartphones and televisions to cameras and hard drives. ...
Premier League gets Kodi piracy court order image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:51:30 PM
....The developers behind Kodi say their software does not contain any content of its own and is designed to play legally owned media or content "freely available" on the internet. However, the software can be modified with third-party add-ons that provide access to pirated copies of films and TV series, or provide free access to subscription television channels. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
....". Samsung - whose F8000 series of televisions was reportedly compromised via a USB connection-based hack co-developed with the UK's MI5 agency - was briefer. ...
Switch sales 'close to Nintendo records' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:39:41 AM
.... . The Switch can be seated in a dock to play games on a television, or used as a stand-alone portable device. ...
Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton image
.... Once upon a time, advertising was like carpet bombing. You paid a lot of money to put ads in newspapers and magazines or on television and billboards, but it was all hit and miss: you could never be sure what worked. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
.... It seems to me that this hot food-delivered concept has long been with us, though before it was called (erm) “getting a takeaway”. Or, after annoying people had been watching too much American television, “take-out”. ...
Creative sector fills UK coffers as money pours into film and TV production image
....”. The arrival of Netflix and Amazon, whose shows have included Outlander and The Collection in the UK, and a film industry-style tax break for glossy shows costing at least £1m an episode has given a huge boost to the television production industry. ...
Rosa Monckton: Let learning disabled work below minimum wage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 01:55:05 PM
....Miss Monckton wrote: "Services are closing, and day centres barely exist any more, so what lies ahead for people like my daughter? . "Unless the law changes, they can expect a life spent in the shadows, slumped on a sofa, eating the wrong sort of food, watching daytime television. ...
ITV shouldn't get away with blaming Brexit for falling revenues | Nils Pratley image
.... It is less clear, however, whether its 3% fall in advertising spend – the first since 2009 – was a wobble or the start of a trend. The case for the defence is that commercial television is better equipped than, say, newspapers to resist the pickpockets called Facebook and Google. ...
Toy company Lego to produce Women of Nasa set image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 03:17:55 PM
....The Lego Ideas competition takes place twice a year, and one or two winners are selected for production. Other contenders in the latest competition included Lego scenes from televisions shows The Addams Family and The Little House on the Prairie, a Lego Lamborghini and a Lego Large Hadron Collider. ...
Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid for Sky should be rejected, minister told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:38:50 AM
....Justin Schlosberg, the chair of the coalition, said the situation in terms of media competition was “definitely no better than last time and probably worse”. In support, he cited the fact that the Sun’s audience reach had increased after the removal of the paywall for its digital content despite declining print circulation; the increased reach for Sky television services through digital services such as YouTube; and research from Cardiff University last year that the newspapers had a disproportionate impact on broadcasters, for example. ...
ITV profits fall as advertising revenue slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:37:00 AM
...."The continued growth in revenue and adjusted profit, despite a 3% decline in spot advertising revenues resulting from wider political and economic uncertainty, is clear evidence that our strategy is working and remains the right one for ITV," he said. Mr Crozier added that ITV - home to shows including Coronation Street, the X Factor and Broadchurch - maintained its "leading position" in the UK television advertising market. ...
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to formally notify EU of Sky bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 03:50:03 PM
....Justin Schlosberg, chair of the coalition, said the situation in terms of media competition was “definitely no better than last time and probably worse”. In support he cited the fact that the Sun’s audience reach had increased after the removal of the paywall for its digital content despite declining print circulation; the increased reach for Sky television services through digital services such as Youtube; and research from Cardiff university last year that the newspapers had a disproportionate impact on broadcasters. ...
The Nightly Show: Britain's latest crack at US-style late-night TV image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:10:49 AM
....This has been announced for an initial experimental two months – although the ITV continuity announcer simply said it would appear “every night” with a different presenter every week: John Bishop, Gordon Ramsay and Mel & Sue are slated to present a quintet of editions each, with David Walliams fronting the first five. Daily late-night topical comedy shows have always been more common on US television than in the UK, where Michael Parkinson, Jonathan Ross and Graham Norton have all failed at some time to establish the genre as a Monday-to-Friday fixture. ...
PwC issues apology after Oscars best picture envelope mistake image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 11:26:00 AM
.... Its employees wait in the wings, passing the results to the presenters. The failure of a system that was supposed to be foolproof, checked and counterchecked repeatedly, could not have been more public – watched by Hollywood stars and millions of people across the world on television. ...
Austerity anguish image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 01:54:38 AM
....In normal times, in a normal country, court proceedings over mortgage arrears would not be the stuff of headline news. But these are not normal times in Greece and such cases have been making national television bulletins. ...
Sundays aren't that special, right? Not according to the Fair Work Commission | Greg Jericho image
....5% in 2014 – not exactly a huge cultural shift. But you don’t need to be a regular church goer to know that Sunday is different from Saturday – just look at the Sunday papers; the television programming; the scheduling of football games. ...
Boeing to open factory in South Yorkshire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 01:54:08 PM
....The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre was just an idea when Sheffield University went and knocked on Boeing's door 16 years ago. It led to a partnership that has completely regenerated former industrial land that's more used to being on television because of its controversial history. ...
Trump's Treasury Secretary targets tax reform 'by August' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 05:37:58 PM
....US Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has promised "very significant" tax reform before the Congressional break in August. In his first television interview, since taking office Mr Mnuchin told CNBC his priority was boosting growth. ...
Comparethemarket ads lead way as online firms become top TV spenders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....2% on 2015. The 8% rise in total digital spending on TV saved the television ad market from overall decline, as many businesses held back on advertising as a result of uncertainty after the Brexit vote. ...
Ministers expected to soften impact of business rate changes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 09:03:22 PM
....His colleague, Bill Esterson, the shadow business minister, called for a “comprehensive overhaul” of the entire system. The Liberal Democrats are also attacking the government over the controversy, and have picked out individual companies badly hit including the restaurant featured in the hit television programme, First Dates, which will face a 37% increase in rates – equivalent to almost £27,000. ...
ITV to shut London studio with 40-year history of top programming image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 04:58:38 PM
. The London television studio where some of the UK’s most popular shows of the past 40 years have been filmed is to be closed by ITV. ...
World’s first transgender doll to be unveiled at New York toy fair image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 06:50:08 PM
.... She attracted national attention in a high-profile Barbara Walters interview on 20/20 when she was just six years old. Since then, the Florida teen has made television appearances and toured the country as an advocate for transgender youth, addressing schools, universities and conferences. ...
Greece hopeful of imminent EU debt  deal     despite German warning image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 07:53:55 PM
.... “Mr Schäuble is now an isolated voice in Europe, one of the last defenders of austerity,” he said, arguing that the German minister was not supported even in his own country. Schäuble told ARD television on Wednesday that the EU’s Lisbon treaty ruled out a debt reduction for Greece. ...
Fingerprint payments prompt privacy fears in India image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 05:00:13 AM
....As one of his flagship policies, prime minister Narendra Modi pledged to create a “digital India” in which the country’s cash-centric economy would switch to credit and debit cards, squeezing the parallel economy of untaxed cash transactions and giving more citizens access to digital financial services. In a surprise television announcement last November, Modi announced the demonetisation of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes (around £6 and £12), wiping out 85% of the country’s circulating currency overnight. ...
Greece's debt costs rise sharply as worries grow over IMF role image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 06:26:16 PM
.... Dijsselbloem said the report was outdated and that it failed to account for recent growth in the Greek economy. “It’s surprising because Greece is already doing better than that report describes,” he told Dutch television, according to news service Reuters. ...
Super Bowl ads trolling Trump: 'The world is more beautiful the more you accept' image
....Advertisements championing acceptance, diversity, equality, even immigration have caused a stir at the Super Bowl, being taken as not-so-subtle snubs of the president. The Super Bowl is considered television’s biggest advertising stage, reflected in the cost of a spot: according to the New York Times, the price for a 30-second advert was US$5m this year, up from $4. ...
Game over! How to beat the 10% rise in the cost of your TV, phone and broadband image
....co. uk, suggests customers are increasingly subsidising Premier League footballers as they seek to recoup the massive outlay they have paid out to acquire the television rights. ...
‘Your husband could end his MBA with little but debt to show for it’ – our work expert responds image
....• I too produce electronic music, though I’m quite a bit younger. From what I’ve seen, the best chance of a more reliable income for a person with your set of skills is to start moving more towards the video side of things – television, movies etc. ...
The cost of living is easing. So why doesn't it feel that way? | Greg Jericho image
....Thus it’s probably not much solace to people to be told that cost of living is rising at almost record lows when the price of utilities (such as gas and electricity), primary school education costs, medical and hospital services, insurance and child care has risen faster than have wages. When we look at the growth in prices of more luxury items – such as holidays and AV equipment like televisions – we see a much different picture. ...
After the Italian job, BT boss must make sure success doesn’t blow up in his face image
.... With rights to Europe’s premier football tournament, the Champions League, now up for grabs, the timing is unfortunate. When BT snatched the UK television rights to the Champions League from Sky in 2013, it was a coup that confirmed the company as a major player in sports broadcasting. ...
Star Wars and Trainspotting sequels help UK film production break records image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 04:43:34 PM
.... “To sustain and grow this success story,” he said, “it is critical that the capital gets significantly more studio and production capacity to maximise the opportunities for film-making. The BFI reports a different story with television production: 84 high-end programmes (classed as those whose budgets exceed £1m an hour) began shooting in Britain last year, but their total spend was just £726m, which represents an 18% year-on-year decline. ...
UK postcodes with highest burglary rates revealed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:01:40 AM
....While fear of crime remains high – and the traumatic effects can be serious – the chances of suffering a break-in in Britain are falling to new lows nearly every year. The street value of stolen household electrical goods such as televisions has collapsed, making theft much less lucrative, while the profits from cybercrime outside the home have soared. ...
Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 08:00:01 AM
.... The counterintuitive discovery is that many of the most restorative kinds of rest are actually active. Things like exercise or walks or serious, engaging hobbies do more for you than sitting on the couch binge-watching television. ...
Chinese company Alibaba signs deal to be major sponsor of Olympic Games image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 01:41:33 PM
.... While neither the IOC nor Alibaba would comment on the sums involved, informed analysts told the Guardian that it could ultimately add over $1bn to the IOC’s coffers by the time it concludes in 11 years’ time. Michael Payne, who was director of marketing and television for the IOC for 20 years and spent a year working with the IOC and Alibaba on the deal, said he believed that it was the most “groundbreaking strategic partnership that the IOC has yet entered into”. ...
Blind trusts: what do Theresa May and Donald Trump have in common? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 01:41:32 PM
.... But if a minister wants to hold on to any assets that could be in conflict with their ministerial brief, then they are put in a blind trust run by independent trustees, where the minister has no control or knowledge of how the assets are managed. President Lyndon Johnson was an early adopter of a blind trust, as he did not want to sell the Texas television station he owned before entering the White House. ...
Never-before-heard Bernie Madoff tapes reveal details of ruinous Ponzi scheme image
....But life behind bars has not always been easy. Other prisoners say Madoff didn’t learn courtesy quickly enough – one interviewee recounts Madoff trying to change the television to a news report featuring his crimes while another inmate was watching something else. ...
Trump Organization handover plan slammed by ethics chief image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 04:57:49 AM
....No foreign deals will be made and domestic deals will be subject to "vigorous vetting", she added. Soon after, Mr Shaub said that the arrangement would not remove conflicts of interest for Mr Trump since, unlike in a blind trust, he would still see information about the businesses and deals being made in the newspapers and on television. ...
E-made it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:18 AM
....1bn in 2016 - some 20% more than the previous year. And video games are not only an entertainment option for players - people are now watching them in stadiums and on television too. ...
The rise and rise of e-sports in Latin America image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:05 AM
.... . But these video games aren't just confined to the bedroom - they are now major sporting events in their own right with "electronic sport" (e-sport) tournaments attracting millions of viewers on television and the internet. ...
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Pen power: China closer to ballpoint success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 08:16:27 AM
.... But until now, one bit of manufacturing had perhaps unexpectedly eluded China: the ballpoint pen. A year ago Premier Li Keqiang went on national television and bemoaned the failure of his country to produce a good quality version of this seemingly-simple implement. ...
Tim Wu: ‘The internet is like the classic story of the party that went sour’ image
.... And somehow, in the middle of all this activity, he writes books that make a big impact. In 2010, for example, he published The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, a sobering history of the great communications technologies of the 20th century – the telephone, movies, broadcast radio and television. ...
Philip Green, Vibrac and Riverdance: the mystery of Everton’s ‘shadow investor’ image
....The £5. 14bn deal for domestic television rights and more favourable relations with regulated lenders have reduced the Premier League clubs’ reliance on mysterious offshore funding in recent years. ...
The iPhone at 10 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 02:18:43 AM
.... . The Fast-Fourier-Transform is a family of algorithms that have made it possible to move from a world where the telephone, the television and the gramophone worked on analogue signals, to a world where everything is digitised and can therefore be dealt with by computers such as the iPhone. ...
The restaurateur on a mission to save Britain's curry houses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:37:58 PM
....”. This is the type of story that Ali, 56, wants to tell on a television channel he is launching in late March that is dedicated to the curry dining industry in Britain. ...
Top Gear Live event firm pushed to loss after Clarkson rebrand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 01:51:53 PM
....7m in the year to the end of March. “The company’s performance in the year has been affected by the well-publicised issues in respect of the Top Gear television series,” the company said. ...
Weight Watchers gains 20% as Oprah loses 18kg image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 04:59:43 PM
....35, their biggest move in 10 months. The ads are due to air on US television and social media from 26 December, a time when potential customers will be looking to burn off their Christmas calories. ...
Catching up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 12:42:41 AM
....Argentina has failed to keep up and economies such as South Korea and Singapore are reaping the rewards. Even though South Korea started from a long way behind, the world is watching Samsung televisions rather than any technology built in Argentina. ...
Ed Miliband slams Sky bid: 'Murdoch has learned nothing' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 01:45:43 PM
....“Can this bid even be in the realms of reality when part 2 has not taken place?” he asked, pointing out that the inquiry into corporate governance and management failures at News International was only delayed because of the ongoing criminal investigations. In the wake of the hacking scandal, Murdoch’s then principal company, News Corp decided to split its television and film business from its publishing and newspaper assets. ...
Rupert Murdoch: 'I've never asked any prime minister for anything' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:57:06 PM
. Rupert Murdoch has written to the Guardian to deny he ever claimed that Downing Street did his bidding, as an attempt by his US film and television group to acquire Sky is due to be formally notified to ministers. ...
JD Sports denies 'prison' conditions at warehouse image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 03:06:28 PM
...."Our time and attendance system is specifically designed to ensure that all workers from both companies are paid for the time it takes to go through security on leaving the site; and we pay all employees in full who are up to 15 minutes late on arrival," the company said. Channel 4 News showed the television footage to Iain Wright MP, who is heading a Commons inquiry into pay and conditions for low-paid workers. ...
Dixons Carphone enjoys record Black Friday as it shrugs off Brexit effect image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:01:22 AM
....Dixons Carphone had a record trading day on Black Friday as the electrical retailer said it had seen no impact from the Brexit vote and shrugged off concerns that 2017 will be a tough year for UK consumers. Google Chromecast, televisions and tablets were among the best sellers on the discount shopping day in November that began in the US but has been adopted in the UK in recent years. ...
Charity helping ethnic minority interns loses government funding image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:00:20 AM
....”. Founded in 2012 by Dobrin and talent agent Michael Foster, Creative Access has placed 700 interns across television, films, publishing, PR and media, including newspapers such as the Sun, the Financial Times and the Daily Mail. ...
Automatic answers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 12:11:54 AM
....But there are sceptics who see this as another wave of technology over-promising. "We've been here before - with radio, television, computers, the internet," said Stavros Yiannouka, chief executive of the Wise project, run by the Qatar Foundation. ...
Donald Trump says 'no new deals' after postponing  business conflicts briefing image
....The media conference regarding his real estate and intellectual property holdings was originally planned for 15 December and was announced by Trump on Twitter on 30 November. Trump has long faced major ethical issues surrounding his holdings, which include a number of hotels and golf courses, as well as royalties from the NBC reality television show The Apprentice. ...
Stepping back image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:08:00 AM
....News conferences are rare events for President-elect Donald Trump. Since he beat Hillary Clinton, his media appearances have been restricted to television interviews and the occasional audiences with an important outlet such as the New York Times. ...
Pressure grows to refer Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to Ofcom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 05:38:11 PM
....Karen Bradley, the culture secretary, is under growing pressure to refer Rupert Murdoch’s £11. 2bn proposed bid for full control of television broadcaster Sky to the media watchdog, as MPs from all parties expressed concern about the deal in the House of Commons. ...
Murdoch plans Sky bid tactic that would squeeze out opponents image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 04:21:53 PM
....2bn offer for Sky from investors, who are also raising questions about the boardroom structure of the broadcaster. Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox film and television group stunned the City on Friday by announcing it had clinched the agreement of Sky for the bid of £10. ...
Christine Lagarde in court over €400m payout to French tycoon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 02:26:44 PM
.... I think we are all a bit negligent sometimes in our life. I have done my job as well as I could, within the limits of what I knew,” Lagarde told France 2 television. ...
Murdoch Sky bid: government faces urgent question image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 01:28:48 PM
....Media regulator Ofcom could then carry out a public interest test on the £11. 2bn offer from the media mogul’s 21st Century Fox film and television group for the 61% of Sky it does not already own. ...
Venezuela pulls highest-value banknote 'to strike against mafia' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 02:33:45 AM
....He said part of the plan was to block any of the 100-bolivar notes from being taken back into the country so the gangs would be unable to exchange their hoarded bills, making them worthless. "I have given the orders to close all land, maritime and air possibilities so those bills taken out can't be returned and they're stuck with their fraud abroad," he said speaking on television. ...
IMF's Christine Lagarde 'confident' as trial begins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 10:05:52 PM
.... I think we are all a bit negligent sometimes in our life. I have done my job as well as I could, within the limits of what I knew,” she said on France 2 television. ...

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