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  1. Is Virgin Media down? Users complain of widespread broadband and TV problems across UKRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Daily Record

    The company said it is "aware" of issues after customers bombarded their Twitter page with a series of apparent technical problems. Some were quick to link the problems to the NHS which was targeted in a large-scale cyber attack earlier on Friday.

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  2. Jonnie Peacock relishing clash with sprint rival Richard BrowneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Enfield Independent

    The 23-year-old will compete against American Browne at the Great CityGames in Manchester at the end of the month as they prepare for the IPC World Championships. Browne is the defending world champion and came out of retirement this year after quitting last July, giving Peacock the chance to beat him in London this summer.

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  3. ITV could disappear from Virgin Media unless a A 40 million disagreement is resolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    There's a danger ITV could disappear from Virgin Media unless the cable TV company pays it tens of millions of pounds. That was the thinly veiled threat made by ITV chief executive Adam Crozier this week, as his firm prepares to negotiate a deal to keep its channels on Virgin TV platforms, including TiVo and V6.

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  4. UPDATE 2-Repeat showing for ITV's ad market as Crozier bows outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Reuters

    LONDON, May 10 ITV said its advertising revenue could fall by nearly 10 percent in the first half of the year, as intense competition and weak markets meant outgoing boss Adam Crozier prepared to sign off with the company facing familiar problems. Crozier, who has restored the British broadcaster's fortunes during his seven years in charge by reducing its reliance on advertising and expanding its production business, is leaving at the end of June.

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  5. Liberty Global Cuts Targets on UK WeaknessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Light Reading

    European cable group Liberty Global has lowered targets for the year after running into problems in the fiercely competitive UK market, where the company generates most of its revenues, during the first three months. In a statement issued over the weekend, Liberty Global Inc. said it was now expecting its operating cash flow to grow by roughly 5% this year, having previously guided for an increase of between 6% and 7%.

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  6. Monday newspaper round-up: Insurers, energy suppliers, EU workersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Live Charts

    Staying loyal to an insurer can cost families up to A 1,000 a year. Firms overcharge by up to three times to fund their cut-price deals for new customers.

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  7. Malone's Liberty Global Pares Growth Target on U.K.'s Weak StartRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Liberty Global Plc lowered its growth target for Europe this year as billionaire John Malone's cable carrier reported a weaker-than-expected start in the U.K. Liberty now forecasts operating cash flow growth of 5 percent for 2017, down from February's outlook of 6 percent to 7 percent, the London-based company said in a statement Sunday. The operator lost more customers than expected in the U.K. in the first quarter, following two price increases last year and challenges with the launch of a new video product.

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  8. Malone's Liberty Global Lowers Growth Target Amid U.K. Weakness an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Liberty Global Plc lowered its target for European cash-flow growth this year as billionaire John Malone's cable carrier reported weaker-than-expected revenue and higher costs in the U.K. Excluding the Netherlands, where the company began a joint venture with Vodafone Group Plc in December, Liberty now forecasts growth of 5 percent in operating cash flow for this year, down from February's outlook of 6 percent to 7 percent.

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  9. Liberty Global Reports First Quarter 2017 ResultsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | Digital Post Production

    Liberty Global plc , today announces financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2017 for the Liberty Global Group1 and the LiLAC Group1. CEO Mike Fries stated, "Our first quarter results in Europe showed an acceleration in volume growth, as the mix of market-leading broadband speeds, next-generation2 TV functionality and new build activity underpinned this performance.

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  10. Instagram's star dogs that make a mint selling make-upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Daily Mail

    The mutts that make a mint selling make-up: Instagram's star dogs are being paid up to A 100-an-hour to advertise big brands Now, though, some companies are quite literally giving consumers paws for thought - by employing dogs and cats to promote their brands. Pooches across the country are being paid up to A 100 an hour to star in ad campaigns, feature in pop videos and model in photoshoots for everything from Vogue to High Street fashion chains.

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  11. UK's Gigaclear Gets GB pound 111M in Funding for Rural BroadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Light Reading

    Broadband player Gigaclear has landed 111 million in additional funding for the rollout of fiber networks in rural parts of the UK. The new funds come from existing shareholders including Infracapital and Woodford, which are investing 60 million and 15 million respectively, as well as new investor RPMI Railpen, which manages the UK's Railways Pension Scheme and is stumping up about 35 million of the total amount.

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  12. Winston Smith in the film 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Computing.co.uk

    The British government is leading a secret consultation over plans to effectively outlaw end-to-end encryption and extend web surveillance. The consultation was begun in January with just a handful of the biggest internet service providers and telecoms companies and reveal how the government intends to compel them to provide it with real-time access to the communications of up to 10,000 people or 'subjects' at a time.

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  13. Richard Branson kicks off biggest pitching competition in Ireland and UKRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Business World

    Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Media Business have today launched Voom Pitch, the biggest pitching competition in Ireland and the UK. For the first time since the competition's conception in 2011, it will take to the road, travelling across Ireland and the UK, in search of Ireland's next great business ideas and inspiring budding entrepreneurs along the way.

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  14. Exclusive: Phil Pavitt reveals why he's leaving SpecsaversRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Computing.co.uk

    Seasoned CIO Phil Pavitt last month announced that he was moving on from his role as global CIO of Specsavers after three years at the company. Pavitt has been focused on digitally transforming the retailer in his time at the company, leading numerous large-scale projects.

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  15. Virgin Media Inc. (VMED) Bonds Drop 0.8% During TradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | IntersportsWire

    An issue of Virgin Media Inc. bonds fell 0.8% against their face value during trading on Friday. The debt issue has a 5.25% coupon and is set to mature on January 15, 2021.

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  16. Meet The Judges For 2017 Emerging Artists FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Hypebot

    ... - they soon caught the attention of blogs and press on both sides of the Atlantic and radio play on the BBC, Absolute Radio and a live session with John Kennedy on XFM. It has been their fearless live reputation that has seen The Pearl Harts tearing ...

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  17. Eurobites: EU Officials Raid Telenor & Tele2 Over Competition Concerns in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q1 revenues slip at KPN; Virgin Media adds channels for expats; Orange agrees wage deal with unions; Netflix et al could face increased European content requirement. Nordic operators Telenor ASA and Tele2 AB have both come under investigation by the European Commission relating to "concerns that Swedish mobile network operators may have engaged in anti-competitive conduct preventing entry into the consumer segment of the Swedish mobile telecommunications market."

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  18. Who is Jonny Awsum? You might remember the Britain's Got Talent comedian from those Cra...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Radio Times

    ... acclaim, and he has since appeared on the Radio 2 Arts Show, as well as featuring as a guest presenter on Absolute Radio. If that wasn't enough, the seasoned comic also has experience of warming audiences up at TV shows including Big Brother and ...

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  19. Eurobites: T-Mobile Gets All-Clear on 'Data-Free' Music StreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Spotify renews deal with indie labels; Orange Belgium's Q1; Virgin gives it some Voom; Finland's epic coffee fail. In what could be a significant ruling for European telcos looking to exploit new avenues of income, the Dutch courts have ruled that T-Mobile Netherlands can continue offering its "data-free" music streaming service, NL Times reports , citing NU.nl.

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  20. Daily Briefing: British Steel gets 5.4k trainee applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | This Is Money

    Bosses said it was a vote of confidence in the company, which returned to profit last year after being rescued from Tata Steel by investment firm Greybull Capital. A delay in shoppers getting their income tax refunded hit sales at trainer retailer Foot Locker.

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