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RPT-Comcast demonstrates Sky-high ambition in global media shake-up

24 Sep 2018

* Comcast outbid Fox in battle for European pay-TV leader Sky

Comcast demonstrates Sky-high ambition in global media shake-up

24 Sep 2018

LONDON/NEW YORK U.S. cable giant Comcast scored a big win in the scramble for media assets by beating Rupert Murdoch, and his backer Disney, in the battle for Sky with an eye-watering $40 billion bid.

CBS negotiating Moonves' exit and Viacom merger standstill: sources

07 Sep 2018

Media company CBS Corp's board is in talks with Chief Executive Officer Les Moonves to negotiate his exit, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. | Video

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.