Karen Bradley

Confirmed: Sky deal referred to regulator for six-month review

Karen Bradley

The UK government has confirmed that 21st Century Fox’s planned £18.5 billion (€20.5 billion) takeover of Sky will be referred to the Competition and Markets… Read more

Bradley minded to refer Sky deal over broadcasting standards

Karen bradley

Karen Bradley has said she is “minded” to refer the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky to regulators over concerns about broadcasting standards. The… Read more

Ofcom submits additional advice on Fox-Sky bid

Karen bradley

Ofcom has submitted additional advice on the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky to the UK government. The broadcast regulator made the submission… Read more

Ofcom could face judicial review over ‘fit and proper’ Sky ruling

Ofcom CEO Sharon White

Ofcom could face a judicial review of its ruling that Sky would remain a “fit and proper” holder of a UK broadcast licence if 21st… Read more

Murdoch, Bradley and Clementi among RTS speakers

James Murdoch

The UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has unveiled the line-up for its forthcoming Cambridge Convention. The biennial event, which takes place in Cambridge from September… Read more

Fox faces Sky delay as government calls on Ofcom to look at ‘new evidence’

Karen Bradley

The UK government has said that submissions made in relation to 21st Century Fox’s planned acquisition of Sky “raise new evidence” and has asked media… Read more

Sky bid ‘will be referred’ in absence of new evidence

Karen bradley

UK secretary of state for digital culture, media and sport Karen Bradley has pushed back a decision on whether to refer 21st Century Fox’s acquisition… Read more

Sky decision likely to be pushed back as Bradley weighs evidence

Karen Bradley

A decision on whether 21st Century Fox’s acquisition of Sky can go ahead may not be made before next year, according to press reports. According… Read more

UK culture secretary reappointed

Karen Bradley

UK culture secretary Karen Bradley has retained her position in a cabinet re-shuffle that followed last week’s general election. Bradley was first appointed secretary of… Read more

Sky-Fox inquiry extended until after UK election

Karen Bradley

UK culture secretary, Karen Bradley, has extended the investigation deadline for 21st Century Fox’s planned £11.7 billion takeover of Sky until after the UK general… Read more