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BSkyB has signed a new five-year deal for exclusive rights to HBO shows including 'Game of Thrones', 'Girls'

James Moore: CWW deal could prove taxing for Vodafone

Outlook Sighs of relief all round at Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW).

Vodafone ups tax fight with India

Vodafone ramped up the pressure in its appeal against a $2.9bn (£1.8bn) tax bill in India yesterday, signalling that it will take the country's government to international arbitration.

Vodafone acts fast on India tax demands

Vodafone is ready to take the Indian government to the United Nations over its attempts to force the FTSE-100 telecoms giant to hand over more than $2bn in backdated tax.

Vodafone unveils 'mobile wallet'

Vodafone has unveiled the next "revolution" in smartphones that will see shoppers use their handsets instead of cash or cards at the checkout.

James Moore: Vodafone's play for CWW might help cheer up investors

If the mythical King Midas (right) ever needed a cure for his affliction he might find it by joining the board of Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW).

James Moore: What's in this deal for Voders? Perhaps the taxman could explain over lunch at the Ivy

Outlook: If the mythical King Midas ever needed a cure for his affliction he might find it by joining the board of Cable & Wireless Worldwide. The whole shebang seems to have been unravelling for as long as anyone can remember while performing reverse alchemy for its investors.

Takeover by Vodafone could end the misery for CWW

Troubled telecoms supplier's shares leap as mobile giant admits possible bid

What the Sunday papers said

The Independent on Sunday: Glencore chief woos investors over merger

Vodafone moves nearer Indian IPO

The mobile phone giant Vodafone has taken a major step towards a possible £10bn stock market float for its Vodafone India subsidiary, VIL, as former co-owner Essar completed its exit from the business yesterday.

Mobile companies took five years to inform victims

Vodafone, Orange and T-Mobile took five years to tell customers their voicemails had been hacked by the NOTW, they admitted to the Leveson Inquiry yesterday.

Vodafone set to take off in India after shock tax victory

Giant poised for listing to push home its advantage in world's fastest-growing mobile phone market

Another Tesco boss buys shares after dive

Another director of Tesco has picked up shares just days after a profits warning knocked their price down by nearly 20 per cent.

Vodafone wins £2.8bn India tax case

British telecom giant Vodafone is not liable for up to £2.85bn in back taxes and penalties, India's top court said today.

Mark Steel: Let's hand out gold medals to big business

If we're trying to attract global companies, we don't want to let on we've got poor areas
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