Tag Archives: Vince Cable

Vince Cable in another fine pickle as EC says “you decide on Sky bid Vince”

UK coalition government business secretary Vince Cable has had a trying old time recently, being excoriated by students and their supporters for helping to push through a tripling of higher education charges (despite opposing any such thing prior to joining ...

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Is voting in elections a pleasure? It certainly looks like it in this campaign from orgasmic Catalonia

The Catalonian parliamentary elections are coming up in November 28 and the young socialists are giving the campaign their best shot, including this young lady who clearly finds “voting a pleasure.” Inevitably it’s caused no end of fuss, even in ...

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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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Is the Murdoch Sky ownership row about media plurality or money?

The media in the UK are ganging up on Rupert Murdoch and his News Corporation empire in a bid to prevent News raising its stake in satellite pay-TV broadcaster Sky from its current 39.1 per cent to full ownership. Earlier ...

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Will ambitious Tesco Bank ride to the Government’s rescue by boosting lending?

Today grumpy coalition business secretary Vince Cable will tell the Liberal Democrat party conference that businessmen are bastards and bankers are the biggest bastards of the lot. They pay themselves too much and don’t lend enough, particularly to small businesses. ...

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