The media landscape is about to change forever. Walt Disney has agreed to the purchase of large swathes of assets from 21st Century Fox for an eye-watering $52.4bn (£39bn), including film and television studios. The deal includes namely: film production businesses Twentieth...
It is interest-rate week. The Federal Reserve will almost certainly increase US rates again, the last rise with Janet Yellen as the Fed chair. So as usual we should look not just to the increase and the market reaction to it,...
Bitcoin has a dirty secret. The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in cyberspace. But the laborious creation of each digital bitcoin by private computer networks has real-world consequences in...
Jurors have convicted an Iowa woman of murder in the starvation death of her 16-year-old daughter, who weighed only 85 pounds when she died. The 12-person jury found Nicole Finn, 43, guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping and child endangerment in the October...
President Donald Trump is becoming less popular among people who say Fox News is their most-trusted news network, according to new data from Suffolk University. Between June and December, Mr Trump’s favourability rating dropped significantly from 90 per cent to 58 per...
Noel and Liam Gallagher of Oasis have one of the most notable feuds in the music business. And while the seminal Brit-pop duo have been broken up since 2009, they still get questions about a comeback. On Thursday, Noel was a guest on...
Theresa May has twice refused to rule out dropping part of her Brexit plans to avoid a second humiliating defeat in the Commons next week. Rebels who gave the Prime Minister a bloody nose to secure a “meaningful vote” on the withdrawal...
Omarosa Manigault Newman has become the latest top White House employee to resign amid rumors of conflict, and her time in the West Wing will reportedly come to an end exactly one year after President Donald Trump took the oath of...
Theresa May has implicitly accepted EU plans to postpone Brexit trade talks until March, amid concern that the British Government does not know what sort of trade deal it wants from the process. Speaking to European national leaders over dinner at a summit...
Policymakers at the Bank of England believe the risk of a “no-deal” Brexit has been reduced by Theresa May’s Brussels agreement last week – and that this breakthrough may boost UK economic confidence in the coming months. The view was relayed in the...