Sky stops broadcasting Fox News in the UK

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A spokeswoman for 21st Century Fox (21CF) said: "21CF has chose to cease providing a feed of Fox News Channel in the UK".

21st Century Fox said the network's final broadcast in the United Kingdom would be Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. local time.

A spokesperson for 21st Century Fox said in a statement that the company made the decision because of Fox News' low viewership in the U.K. The network averages a few thousand viewers over the course of the day in the U.K., the spokesperson said.

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Back in December 21st Century Fox offered £11.7bn for the 61% stake in Sky it does not already own. Currently, 21st Century Fox owns 39 percent of Sky TV.

Mr Murdoch is waiting to hear whether Karen Bradley, the Culture Secretary will refer Fox's Sky takeover bid to the competition watchdog.

Despite sexual harassment allegations surrounding former boss Roger Ailes and senior presenter Bill O'Reilly, it remains the most-watched cable news channel in the US. But it also said it had found evidence of "significant failings" at Fox News. After all, Murdoch also owns News UK, which now publishes The Times, The Sunday Times, and the Sun.

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Rupert Murdoch and his sons are pulling Fox News off the air in Britain.

However, the channel has been put under the spotlight in the a year ago with Ofcom, the media regulator, making a number of rulings against Fox News broadcasts. Fox's run-ins with Ofcom, the British communications regulator, haven't helped the Murdochs in their negotiations for Sky, either. Inaccurate and impartial coverage are forbidden by British broadcast regulations.

Bradley faces the prospect of a legal challenge if she doesn't call for a further investigation of Fox over its commitment to broadcasting standards, with the political advocacy group Avaaz saying it will take her to court over the issue.

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