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BT says its new sports channels drove the best growth in consumer revenues for a decade

Sky needs to act to dispel dark clouds

Once upon a time, the idea of BSkyB teaming up with anyone other than its biggest shareholder Rupert Murdoch would have seemed almost impossible. So the news that Sky has been talking with mobile giant Vodafone about an alliance — albeit not a merger — is significant.

Sports presenter Charlie Webster has revealed she was sexually assaulted by her running coach when she was 15

Presenter: My teenage sex ordeal

Television presenter Charlie Webster has revealed that she was sexually assaulted when she was a teenager.
Girls

BSkyB comes into focus as UBS renews Foxy takeover chatter

Punters tuned in to BSkyB today on renewed takeover tittle tattle.

Premier League set to fire up broadcaster rivalry in early TV rights sale

The next multi-billion-pound battle for football broadcasting rights may be brought forward six months under plans suggested by the Premier League.

News in brief: Barclays urged to pay execs in shares, Clarksons to beat full-year forecasts, LoveFilm’s US raid captures Vikings

Barclays is under pressure to pay a new “role-based pay” in shares rather than cash to more senior staff, according to Sky News.

Tullow Oil

Tullow’s not so slick as Norway prospect pours water on hopes

There was no early Christmas present for Tullow Oil shareholders today as the explorer admitted it had found water rather than oil in Norway.

Travelodge

News in brief: Travelodge’s new boss as it recovers, Sky boss ‘keen’ on deal with BT Sport, McCarthy & Stone on hunt for a chief

Budget hotels chain Travelodge today named former Safestore boss Peter Gowers as its new chief executive.

Liv Garfield's move must be admired

The pressure of featuring on all those female-only future high-fliers’ lists hasn’t told on Liv Garfield.

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