And in the real world... Endemol, Lovefilm, Tesco, CBI, ITV and more

LONDON - Today's round-up of the biggest business stories.

World news...round up
World news...round up

A new Hollywood studio, DF Indie Studios, which will focus on films that cost $10 million or less, launched today. The privately owned studio will own 100 per cent of all films produced.  
Source: Financial Times

Endemol may buy a share in Sentanta Sports alongside the investment company Access, owned by Len Blavatnik, as the sports broadcaster faces administration.
Source: Financial Times

Lovefilm, a DVD rental company, is talking tothe private equity companies KKR and Silver Lake Partners about a possible buy-out.
Source: Financial Times

Tesco may be questioned over its strategy as its sales growth figures fall behind rivals.
Source: The Guardian

CBI has revised its economic forecasts to say that the recession will be shorter and less severe than first predicted.
Source: The Times

ITV may take legal action against the Scottish media company STV Group for unpaid network fees of £22 million. STV Group has disputed this figure.
Source: The Daily Telegraph

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