Disney Plus: new streaming service launched with Marvel and Star Wars spin-offs

Entertainment giant to take on Netflix with Disney+ platform, which will also stream The Simpsons in USDisney has launched its own streaming service with the announcement of new productions, including a Marvel TV series starring Tom Hiddleston as Loki,…

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As government flounders, investors find a way to curb executive pay

An unlikely hero – the Investment Association – is wading into pension inequality with a simple, compelling propositionWhen the former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred Goodwin reluctantly agreed, in the wake of the bank’s collapse and nationalisation, …

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Disney tops Hollywood hierarchy closing 21st Century Fox deal

Disney’s deal is a fightback against tech industry, Netflix and Amazon. Six changes to expect …Disney closed its $71bn (£54bn) acquisition of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox film and entertainment assets this week, bringing The Simpsons, Star Wars an…

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‘A monopolistic blob’: what the Disney/Fox merger means for cinema

This cartoon-like demonstration of alpha-capitalism will lead to stricter, safer and blander entertainment – and with each acquisition, the stakes get higherThe mouse just ate the fox – and created a monster. Or rather, an even bigger monster than the …

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