A 'Sky' remote control is pictured in central London. ...
Jun 15th, 2010
(AFP/File) - A 'Sky' remote control is pictured in central London. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has revealed a bid of 7.8 billion pounds ($11.5 billion) for full control of British pay-TV giant BSkyB, but the television giant which screens Premier League football has demanded more.(AFP/File/Leon Neal) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Talks over the potential use of water cannon for the first time on London's streets are taking place with the Metropolitan police, the Home Office confirmed on Monday. London's police force argue that water cannon would be a "valuable option in rare situations" and press reports suggest that Home Office minist... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock indices hit their highest levels in almost five years on Tuesday, with the German benchmark joining the S&P 500 at a record high after unexpectedly strong data amid signs top central banks will remain supportive of growth. Wall Street edged up at the open, with the S&P touching an intraday high of 1,623.74. ... [Full Article]
LONDON (AP) - A man seen with bloody hands wielding a butcher knife after the killing of a British soldier on the streets of London was described as a convert to Islam who took part in demonstrations with a banned radical group, two Muslim hard-liners said Thursday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]