Europe

Orange CEO says needs invite from Bollore to look at Telecom Italia

Orange CEO says needs invite from Bollore to look at Telecom Italia

Published 08/03/2016

CAIRO Orange Chief Executive Officer Stephane Richard has said he might look into the possibility of a merger deal with Telecom Italia if French billionaire [more…]

‘Harry Potter’ author explores North American magic in new writing

‘Harry Potter’ author explores North American magic in new writing

Published 08/03/2016

LONDON Fans of "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling are in for a treat this week when her digital publisher website Pottermore releases a series of [more…]

Lenders team may return to Athens in coming week as differences narrow

Lenders team may return to Athens in coming week as differences narrow

Published 06/03/2016

BRUSSELS A team of international lenders from the euro zone and the International Monetary Fund is likely to return to Athens in the coming week [more…]

Turkish opposition newspaper turns pro-government after state takeover

Turkish opposition newspaper turns pro-government after state takeover

Published 06/03/2016

ISTANBUL A day after Turkey's top-selling newspaper Zaman was taken over by the state, it dropped its criticisms of the government on Sunday and published [more…]

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Published 05/03/2016

LONDON Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress and model Jerry Hall celebrated their marriage with a blessing service on Saturday at St. Bride's church on [more…]

‘Happiest man in world’ Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

‘Happiest man in world’ Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

Published 04/03/2016

LONDON Rupert Murdoch wed former supermodel Jerry Hall in a low-key ceremony in central London on Friday, the fourth marriage for the media mogul.

The [more…]

Catalyst presses Shaw family for answers on media deal with Corus

Catalyst presses Shaw family for answers on media deal with Corus

Published 04/03/2016

TORONTO Canadian fund Catalyst Capital, a fierce critic of Corus Entertainment Inc's (CJRb.TO) C$2.65 billion ($2 billion) bid for Shaw Communications Inc's (SJRb.TO) media assets, [more…]

Elton John to rock ancient Roman theater in Pompeii

Elton John to rock ancient Roman theater in Pompeii

Published 04/03/2016

ROME Elton John will perform in an ancient Roman theater in Pompeii in July as part of a world tour to showcase his new album [more…]

Good year for deaths drives profit rise for British funeral firm

Good year for deaths drives profit rise for British funeral firm

Published 02/03/2016

LONDON A sharp increase in the number of deaths in Britain in 2015 compared with the previous year helped funeral services firm Dignity post a [more…]

Greece’s ‘erratic Marxist’ Varoufakis advises Britain’s Labour Party, Corbyn says

Greece’s ‘erratic Marxist’ Varoufakis advises Britain’s Labour Party, Corbyn says

Published 29/02/2016

LONDON Yanis Varoufakis, the self-described "erratic Marxist" who took Greece to the brink of a euro zone exit by battling creditors over the conditions for [more…]