Across Europe our human rights have ensured that equal work equates to equal pay, ensuring women and men are paid the same in the same positions, that no gay, lesbian or transgender person can be persecuted for their sexual identity, that no person can be imprisoned if they have not broken the law, that every individual is entitled to a family life, and that every man is born free. These are laws our country should be celebrating, that we have enshrined in our laws that we are all free and equal citizens, devoid of context and our backgrounds.
Earlier this month the European General Court upheld a ruling in Sky's favour, deeming that Sky and Skype's respective brand names sounded too similar and may lead to 'customer confusion'. This is the latest in a 10 year legal battle over Skype's right to have the word 'Sky' within their name.
Without the license fee, the BBC wouldn't have been able to establish the web services leaving other broadcasters in the shade - my service users would consider that a reason for keeping the fee, not abolishing it, and like any business owner I should put them first, surely?
Apart from the news plurality issue, a new takeover bid would raise other issues.... A wholly owned Sky will give Murdoch more leverage for cross-promotion across his empire, thereby entrenching his competitive advantage and further reducing the number of alternative voices.
Rupert Murdoch's mother, Dame Elisabeth, has died at the age of 103. Dame Elisabeth Murdoch passed away peacefully at her
Any press regulation or regulatory agency will only affect press content and press freedom. They would have little or no effect on illegal activities. These can best be detected by the police and reports to the police or other legal authorities.
It's probably fair to say that the re-election of James Murdoch onto the board of BSkyB doesn't seem like the biggest scandal facing the media at the moment. With the shocking allegations of abuse at the BBC and the issuing of 'privacy claims' over alleged hacking at the Daily Mirror, the fact that Murdoch remains as a director of one of Britain's biggest companies could easily have gone unnoticed.
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off totalling more than £7m after leaving the newspaper
Former Sky chairman James Murdoch was spared no criticism over his handling of the phone hacking scandal as Ofcom ruled the
What has unfolded since TMZ exploded the bombshell of a naked Prince Harry tells you everything about the scale of the problem that Leveson has become, with venal politicians and self-obsessed special interest groups determined to come out on top against a once-proud now-cowed print media... and hang the long-term consequences for democracy and freedom of the press.
Elisabeth Murdoch faces a grilling on Friday morning when she takes part in a question-and-answer session only hours after
Rupert Murdoch's daughter Elisabeth has warned of the threat to press freedom from "enemies within" - a remark which will
Rupert Murdoch has lambasted "the English" on Fox News, part of his broadcast arm in the US. When asked by Fox Business reporter
Rupert Murdoch has confirmed that News Corporation is to go ahead with plans to split into separate newspaper and entertainment
Rupert Murdoch was part of an "over-crude" attempt to push Tony Blair into action in Iraq, Alastair Campbell has claimed
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks finds out on Tuesday if she will be charged with perverting the
As Rupert Murdoch left home to appear at the Leveson inquiry, the media mogul clutched a piece of paper which may give an
After the shaky start this week, David Cameron must be hoping he can enjoy a quiet Easter as Parliament goes into recess
Media boss Rupert Murdoch had a meeting with Margaret Thatcher at Chequers in January 1981 and discussed his bid to buy Times
Rupert Murdoch arrived at the Wapping headquarters of his British newspapers on Friday 17 February where he addressed staff