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Thursday 01 September 2011
Growth in video games and in Brazil helped the telecoms and entertainment giant Vivendi post first-half profits in line with expectations yesterday, despite weakness in its key French telecoms business.
Sunday 31 July 2011
At the start of 2011, Berkshire chancers Brother launched themselves at the knuckledragger market temporarily vacated by the Gallaghers, declaring themselves "the future of music".
Friday 27 May 2011
On her Geffen debut, Nerina Pallot seems to have reined in some of her musical ambitions, focusing on simple but stylish love songs.
Monday 04 April 2011
Vodafone has agreed to sell its stake in the French mobile-phone group SFR to Vivendi in a deal worth €7.9bn (£6.9bn), bringing to a close months of negotiations.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Jean-Marie Messier, the French tycoon and self-styled business "visionary", was convicted of embezzlement and duping investors by a French court yesterday and given a three-year suspended jail sentence.
Friday 10 December 2010
Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has mocked Arsenal for their lack of recent success and branded them nothing more than a "training centre".
Sunday 24 October 2010
This stage-schooled quintet have already justified their existence by inspiring the immortal headline "the Wanted attacked by window-licker".
Thursday 02 September 2010
Major sales for the likes of pop diva Lady Gaga, left, and Florence & the Machine failed to prevent falling half-year revenues at record label Universal Music, figures showed yesterday.
Monday 26 July 2010
With passport glitches, illness, and death wreaking more havoc than usual in concert schedules, we’re seeing just how big the available pool of talent is.
Friday 04 June 2010
You might call it a case of "Thank you for the music – but now please change your name". Abba tribute acts, who have kept the memory of Sweden's most famous export alive since the band played their last concert more than 25 years ago, have been told by band's record company they can no longer use the group's name.
Thursday 03 June 2010
Jean-Marie Messier, the tycoon who propelled Vivendi Universal to meteoric boom and bust in 2002, expressed limited remorse yesterday on the first day of his trial for embezzlement and misleading investors.
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