Politics

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…]

NY Post editor must answer Murdoch, chimp queries

NY Post editor must answer Murdoch, chimp queries

Published 03/07/2012

(Reuters) - The editor of the New York Post may be forced to answer questions about his discussions with media mogul Rupert Murdoch over fallout [more…]

Vivendi CEO quits, opening door to strategy shift

Vivendi CEO quits, opening door to strategy shift

Published 28/06/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - The reign of Vivendi Chief Executive Jean-Bernard Levy ended on Thursday in a strategy dispute with the French telecoms and media conglomerate's [more…]

Mexico’s Supreme Court to take up Carlos Slim TV case

Mexico’s Supreme Court to take up Carlos Slim TV case

Published 25/06/2012

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Supreme Court will decide if billionaire tycoon Carlos Slim can enter the lucrative television market in a legal case that [more…]

UK lawmakers scared of News International: MP

UK lawmakers scared of News International: MP

Published 22/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmaker Tom Watson, an outspoken critic of Rupert Murdoch who played a prominent role in exposing phone hacking at his British [more…]

Al Jazeera shuts English bureau after China visa denial

Al Jazeera shuts English bureau after China visa denial

Published 08/05/2012

BEIJING (Reuters) - Al Jazeera has closed the China bureau for its English channel after Chinese authorities refused to renew its correspondent's visa, marking the [more…]

UK government asks for special status in media probe

UK government asks for special status in media probe

Published 04/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will on Friday request it be allowed to see evidence at a high profile judicial inquiry into press standards [more…]

Brooks and Coulson to face UK press inquiry

Brooks and Coulson to face UK press inquiry

Published 03/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson - the two former News of the World editors who took the British phone hacking scandal into [more…]

Broadcasters to post political ad buys online

Broadcasters to post political ad buys online

Published 27/04/2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Political advertising contracts with broadcasters are moving from filing cabinets in television studio basements to the Internet for all to view. The [more…]