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TalkTalk connection scuppers Clenmow Hornby Inge’s YouView account win

Well it certainly looks as though it did as YouView, the internet-meets-TV service about to be launched by a consortium of broadcasters including the BBC, ITV and long-standing CHI client TalkTalk, has abruptly been forced to drop CHI from the ...

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Vince Cable referral of Sky takeover to Ofcom is about money not competition

Well they’re the same aren’t they? Not exactly. Business secretary Vince Cable’s decision to refer the News Corporation bid for the 61 per cent of the Sky pay-TV broadcaster it doesn’t already own became inevitable when various other UK media ...

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Abbey National boss Horta-Osorio takes charge of UK’s biggest bank Lloyds

Surely some mistake you’ll say but Antonio Horta-Osorio who made his reputation by catapulting Santander into being one of the UK’s Big Five banks with his reign at Abbey National and acquisition of Alliance & Leicester and the workable bits ...

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BBH gets its mojo back with live action cinema ad for St John Ambulance

Tugging at heartstrings has never been BBH’s thing but it does so with a vengeance in this ingenious combination of cinema commercial and live action for the St John Ambulance, a charity-funded stalwart of the UK healthcare scene that hails ...

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Discovery revenue soars, ITV blames CRR for diet of soaps and talent shows

Discovery Communications’ quarterly profit nearly doubled to $186m and the media company yesterday raised its outlook for 2010 revenue as a whole thanks to bigger audiences and stronger advertising at its roster of cable networks. Discovery, whose cable networks include ...

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