ACCC's Rod Sims
ACCC's Rod Sims

News Ltd OK for Foxtel stake

A NEWS Ltd Corporation takeover of Consolidated Media holdings, which will give the media company 50% of Foxtel, will be allowed, the competition watchdog said on Thursday.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims said the commission did not believe the takeover would lessen competition in Australian markets.

News Limited already owns half of FOX Sports Australia, but Mr Sims said the commission still needed to assess a proposed News takeover of the Seven Group's shares in CMH.



North Coast talent on show as Archibald goes regional

Premium Content North Coast talent on show as Archibald goes regional

The Northern Rivers gallery will be the first stop for the art show

Lawyer asks court to throw out delayed gel blaster case

Premium Content Lawyer asks court to throw out delayed gel blaster case

The 25-year-old, who has no criminal record, is facing 20 charges including...

Man ‘wants to be a better person’ after luxury goods theft

Premium Content Man ‘wants to be a better person’ after luxury goods theft

25-year-old sentenced for his role in theft of high-end valuables