Elliott to push for Interpublic sale

Activist hedge fund takes 6.7% stake in advertising group

The finest player is not always a captain

In some sports, all the skipper does is call heads or tails. Not so in cricket, says Alastair Campbell

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A summer with your head in the clouds

The dividing line between beach and mountain people seems to involve their need for company

John Fallon at Pearson headquarters in London

Pearson sticks to profit targets

Education company cautions on earnings range if sterling stays strong

LVMH blames strong euro for profit hit

First-half results for luxury group below analysts’ forecasts

Gaza, Ukraine and antisocial media

The wonderful new tools of engagement are sending out the wrong sort of digital message

Phone-hacking tabloid reporter walks free

Former News of the World journalist given suspended sentence

Reed presses ahead with digital drive

Publishing group’s first-half results beat expectations

Print decline continues to drag on DMGT

MailOnline advertising surge fails to fully offset print declines

BSkyB nears deal to create ‘Sky Europe’

Push to acquire sister companies in Germany and Italy

China’s BlueFocus to enter US market

Marketing group to take stake in Yves Béhar’s Fuseproject

Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner threatens TV quality

The fact that once-dominant cable companies face new online and digital competition is good

Anti-capitalists take too much for granted

India’s ‘untouchables’ are being emancipated by economic growth, writes Devesh Kapur

UK authors prevail in Man Booker longlist

TalkTalk boosted by family film watchers

Budget telecoms-to-TV operator reports rapid subscriber growth

Fox-Time Warner bid worries Hollywood

Shake-up proposal is ratcheting up anxiety levels in the industry

Publicis eyes digital acquisitions

Cancelled advertising campaigns dent revenues

Omnicom profits up on advertising growth

Abandoned merger with France’s Publicis fails to dent earnings

High-speed internet bolsters Comcast

Video subscriptions continue to decline amid cord-cutting

Civil service ‘bashing’ angers Labour

Whitehall morale suffering worst crisis in memory, party says

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