Politics

UK PM’s ex-media boss, friend to face charges for hacking

UK PM’s ex-media boss, friend to face charges for hacking

Published 24/07/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's former spin doctor and a friend who was a top executive in Rupert Murdoch's media empire face phone [more…]

As Colorado shooting news broke, viewers tuned out MSNBC

As Colorado shooting news broke, viewers tuned out MSNBC

Published 24/07/2012

(Reuters) - The latest sign of trouble for NBC's news division comes from MSNBC, which saw a ratings decline compared to previous weeks as news [more…]

Dow Jones to sell newswires through WSJ.com: CEO

Dow Jones to sell newswires through WSJ.com: CEO

Published 24/07/2012

(Reuters) - When Lex Fenwick started his job as CEO of Dow Jones & Co more than five months ago, he found it strange that [more…]

Moody’s threatens Germany’s top-notch rating

Moody’s threatens Germany’s top-notch rating

Published 24/07/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service on Monday changed its outlook for Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg to negative from stable as fallout from [more…]

EU to amend law to make Libor rigging illegal

EU to amend law to make Libor rigging illegal

Published 20/07/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Manipulating market benchmarks in the European Union would be illegal under a draft law being proposed next week after Barclays' (BARC.L ) [more…]

Panetta orders Pentagon to monitor media for information leaks

Panetta orders Pentagon to monitor media for information leaks

Published 20/07/2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered senior Pentagon officials on Thursday to begin monitoring major U.S. news media for disclosures of classified information [more…]

Britain “greater Switzerland” outside EU: Cameron

Britain “greater Switzerland” outside EU: Cameron

Published 19/07/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain would become a sort of "greater Switzerland" if it left the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Thursday, promising [more…]

Euro drops, bonds rise after Merkel comments

Euro drops, bonds rise after Merkel comments

Published 18/07/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro fell broadly on Wednesday after comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel reignited worries about the euro zone debt crisis [more…]

Merkel set to win Spanish aid vote despite rebels

Merkel set to win Spanish aid vote despite rebels

Published 18/07/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - German lawmakers look set to approve on Thursday Berlin's contribution to a euro zone aid package for Spain's ailing banks in a [more…]

Mexican court passes Slim TV bid to next government

Mexican court passes Slim TV bid to next government

Published 06/07/2012

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican court on Thursday denied billionaire Carlos Slim's bid to enter the lucrative television market, handing the next president the [more…]