Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
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Thursday 03 July 2008
Virgin Media today insisted they will not be prosecuting illegal file-sharers.
Saturday 07 June 2008
The age of illegal music downloads could soon be over. The UK's largest provider of home broadband is to warn internet users building up vast libraries of music that they could be prosecuted.
Thursday 01 May 2008
Virgin Media launched the BBC iPlayer on its cable television platform yesterday, upping the ante in its ongoing rivalry with BSkyB in the pay TV market.
Friday 11 April 2008
Phorm, the online advertising service accused of illegally tracking individuals' web-browsing histories in order to target marketing, announced annual losses of $32.8m (£16.6m) yesterday.
Friday 04 April 2008
Sky television faced a rare setback as its stranglehold on high definition (HD) TV was effectively broken up by Ofcom, allowing millions to watch shows in the ultra-clear format without subscribing to the Murdoch-owned satellite provider or cable.
Saturday 09 February 2008
Thursday 07 February 2008
BT said today it remained the UK's biggest broadband supplier after securing the lion's share of new connections at the end of last year.
Wednesday 30 January 2008
Sky booked a £343m loss on its investment in ITV after the Government risked the wrath of the country's biggest media company by ordering it to reduce its stake in the broadcaster.
Tuesday 29 January 2008
The Government today ruled that broadcasting giant BSkyB must offload some of its controversial 17.9 per cent stake in ITV.
Saturday 26 January 2008
Q. In 2004, I switched energy suppliers from British Gas and Powergen to Scottish Power. For the first year, my monthly payments were £44. A year later, this was reassessed to £42.50 monthly. But in November, I received a statement showing that I owed £598.96 and my monthly payments would now be £121.50. This means that my annual bill has risen from £510 to £1,458. Yet throughout the last three years, I have e-mailed my meter readings when requested. AC, Ipswich
Friday 25 January 2008
Virgin Media has dismissed a patent infringement case brought against it by the American company Gemstar as "flagrant opportunism" over its use of a standard grid-based electronic programme guide, or EPG.
Wednesday 29 November 2006
Chatter among the child-rearing classes at London dinner parties tends to be dominated by three things: property prices, schools and transport. These days, property prices and the battle to find a place at a school have become genuinely terrifying, however, so the transport items tend to come as a bit of light relief.
Wednesday 12 January 2005
Barry Elson has returned to work as chief executive of Telewest after a successful fight against cancer, adding to expectations that the cable company could announce merger talks with rival NTL in the near future.
Friday 09 April 2004
Thursday 08 April 2004
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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