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$52.4bn Disney and Fox deal confirmed

$52.4bn Disney and Fox deal confirmed

The deal, which has been in the works for weeks and was confirmed early Thursday, will see Disney buying Fox's film and TV studio, the National Geographic and FX cable channels business, regional sports networks, worldwide networks, including Star India, Fox's 30 percent stake in Hulu and its 39 percent stake in European pay TV giant Sky.


Oil prices hold steady on competitive data, North Sea outage

Oil prices hold steady on competitive data, North Sea outage

It carries 40% of North Sea oil and gas, and the shut down is estimated to be costing the North Sea industry £20m per day . The fix options are still being assessed, but it is still expected to take weeks rather than days. That was bigger than the forecast for a decline of 4 million barrels from analysts surveyed by S&P Global Platts. The authority said that at 443 million barrels, inventories of crude oil were in the middle of the seasonal average.


Unemployment remains at four-decade low

Unemployment remains at four-decade low

At the same time, total unemployment also fell, by 26,000 to 1.4m, reflecting an increase in the number of people classed as economically inactive. "Latest estimates show that average weekly earnings for employees in Great Britain in real terms (that is, adjusted for price inflation ) fell by 0.2% including bonuses, and fell by 0.4% excluding bonuses, compared with a year earlier.", the ONS added in the report.


Khloe Kardashian Has A 'Birth Plan' In Place

Khloe Kardashian Has A 'Birth Plan' In Place

In the episode, Kim K was gushing about her upcoming baby girl to their eldest sister Kourtney Kardashian . Seconds later, Kim Kardashian goes up to Kris Jenner and says, "Did you not know?"And Kris simply says, "No." Hmm". Reportedly expecting parents Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson live together in Cleveland, where Tristan plays basketball. "Thank you my love", the message reads.