Facebook is expected to start developing its own TV shows and could even bid for major sporting events. The move marks a major development in its bid to expand its reach as a global media company.
MINOR INVESTOR: How to create an investment plan that can help you build an income, retire early or just get richer
You might invest, but do you have a a clearly defined plan of what you are investing for and how you plan to do it. If you're anything like me the answer is 'no'. But without an investment plan you are much less likely to achieve your goals - one expert says it's like 'driving without knowing your destination' So here's how to get one quickly and easily.
MARKET REPORT: Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich gets another £100m richer as steel maker Evraz pays first dividend since 2014
Some would say Roman Abramovich, one of Russia's richest men and the owner of a £308m superyacht, has had his fair share of fortune in this life, but the oligarch once again landed on his feet yesterday. The Chelsea-owner now looks set to add around £100m to his £6.4bn fortune after steel maker Evraz, in which he owns a 31 per cent stake, announced a £331m interim dividend in its six month figures - its first payment since 2014.
From fluffy dice on your rear-view mirror to driving in flip-flops: The 10 simple mistakes motorists make that can invalidate insurance
This is according to new research by uSwitch, which uncovered that two thirds of drivers are putting their payout at risk by a lack of awareness about actions that could make their policy worthless. It listed the top 10 misdemeanors made by motorists, which includes simple car maintenance, locking the doors and avoiding footwear that is seen as dangerous.
Hero who tracked bank fraudsters to win back £20k they stole from him: Banks say they won't cover fraud losses so this father turned detective
In the first case of its kind, Gideon Roseman managed to track down his stolen money after it been sent to a crook's account - and get every penny back. Gideon was conned when fraudsters posed as the builder he had hired to extend his home. They hacked into the builder's email account and sent the 39-year-old barrister a message asking him to make a lump sum payment before the work could begin.
Luxury homeowners knock hundreds of thousands off asking prices as their properties sit unsold for months
Properties in the £2million-plus bracket are being sold at £296,000 less than their asking price on average, a drop of 10 per cent, according to data from EstateAgent4Me. Across England and Wales, luxury homes that were originally priced at between £1.75million and £2million are being sold at a typical discount of £225,000, while those between £1.5million and £1.75million have an average discount of £142,000.
ASK TONY: Scottish Power has made a total mess of my billing and is now demanding the baffling sum of £3,755
I moved home in September 2014 and sent a new meter reading to energy supplier ScottishPower. I asked to be put on a monthly direct debit, but I heard nothing back. I kept phoning and sending updated meter readings but had no reply until June 24, 2015. Now it has sent me three baffling bills, the largest of which is for £3,754.
How to switch all your bills - without getting into a muddle: Save hundreds on broadband, insurance and energy deals and avoid the traps at every turn
We're constantly being told that to get the best deals on everything from broadband to energy and insurance we should switch, switch, switch. But it's not always as simple as we're led to believe. Here's how to switch all of your household bills to shave hundreds off your bills without getting into a muddle
Do you have a stamp collection gathering dust in the loft? Here's how to find out if you have a rare stamp worth thousands - for free...
In the 1950s and 60s, stamp collecting was commonplace, with around half of young Britons having a collection of some sort. Since then, its popularity has died out. However, many may have collections gathering dust, either inherited or forgotten about in the loft, and no idea how to get them valued - we reveal how, and the gems that have been found in the attic.
In its earnings report released earlier this week, the entertainment giant said it plans to launch a branded on-demand service in 2019. The service will initially be offered solely in the US, but Disney plans to roll it out globally over time.
Alongside the service, which will become home to future Disney blockbusters like Toy Story 4 and Frozen 2, the firm will also launch its own ESPN video streaming service.
Lars Windhorst (pictured with girlfriend Christine Barner) - who was reported to be worth £320m in 2015 and has a reputation for throwing lavish parties - denies the claims. Once the toast of Berlin society with fans including Chancellor Helmut Kohl, he moved to London nine years ago for a fresh start after going bankrupt and being handed a one-year suspended prison sentence for breach of trust.
MARKET REPORT: How a growing taste for cherry and strawberry vodka has transformed distiller Stock Spirits
The eastern European-focused spirit and liqueur maker saw volumes of flavoured vodka including cherry, lemon and strawberry sold in Poland - its biggest market, accounting for more than 64 per cent of all vodka sales - grow 7.7 per cent in the first half. Stock Spirits, which owns premium vodka brands such as Stock Prestige and Zoladkowa de Luxe as well as names like Stock 84 brandy, said this compares to just 1.4 per cent growth across the Poland's wider vodka market.
House prices up almost £5,000 in the year since the Brexit vote, but property market slows as buyers struggle
A combination of record low mortgage rates and a lack of homes for sale has bolstered the property market, but the pace of house price rises has slowed considerably, according to the Halifax house price index. House prices rose by another £789 in July to bring the average home's cost to £219,266 - up 2.1 per cent on a year ago but down on the start of the year.
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RCI Bank pays 1.2% AER variable interest on its easy access deal - the Freedom Savings Account. Deposits have no FSCS protection, but you are covered for up to €100,000 by the French equivalent (FGDR).
Al Rayan Bank pays 2.02% AER fixed on its Fixed Term Deposit account. The top rate available on a one-year fix. The bank is Sharia compliant so it quotes an expected profit rate paid on maturity rather than interest on your deposit. All money is invested ethically.
The Post Office pays 1.01% AER variable interest on its easy-access, Online Isa. The account allows transfers from an existing provider, plus you can split tax-free savings between both instant access and fixed-rate products.
Paragon Bank pays 2.1% AER fixed interest if you lock your cash away in its Three Year Fixed Rate account. It's also the top deal for those preferring a monthly income, at a slightly lower, 2.08% AER. It requires a minimum £1,000 deposit.
Charter Savings Bank pays 1.3% AER fixed interest - the best one-year Isa deal available - to those with its new One Year Fixed Rate Cash Isa. The account allows transfers in and requires a minimum £1,000 deposit.
Get your state pension back on the RIGHT track: Millions of Britons are in for a nasty shock over their retirement income
Workers aged 40 and over are being urged to obtain a forecast of their state pension to avoid huge financial disappointment when they reach official retirement age. It has never been easier to obtain this information. Nor has it been more important to act early to squeeze the best value from the state scheme.
Airline and supermarket reward cards are a popular option, but your favourite high street store may also offer a credit card that will clock up loyalty points when you spend. You are unlikely to earn a fortune or be able to use points to pay for your entire weekly shop but they do give you something back for your spending.
I earned a lot from Red Dwarf... I had uncashed cheques - for £240,000! Actor CRAIG CHARLES on how he struggled to pay the bills despite earning silly money
Craig Charles, DJ and comedian, came close to losing his home during the 2008 financial crisis despite being able to command fees of more than £10,000 a night working as a DJ. Charles, who played Lister in cult TV sitcom Red Dwarf, had to fight to keep his five-bedroom house in Cheshire after taking out two 'mighty' mortgages and failing to sell an £860,000 property in Southampton.
The 10 best hybrid cars on sale today: From the sports car, to the family SUV, and everyday hatchback
The Government confirmed it last month - the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel-powered cars will be prohibited from 2040. However, that doesn't include hybrids. That means cars with petrol and diesel engines and a supplementary electric power source will still be allowed in the UK.Want to get a head-start on the new laws - these are the ten highest rated hybrid cars you can buy in showrooms today, according to the expert road test team at What Car?. Clockwise from top left: BMW i8, Volvo XC90 Twin Engine, VW Golf GTE, Toyota Yaris Hybrid.
50 ways to save money: Simple steps to cut what you spend that could clear your debts or seriously boost your savings
To clear the average national household debt of £13,000 at 6% interest with a monthly repayment of £100 will take around 17 years. There are, however, plenty of simple ways to make significant savings on your regular spending that could clear your debt - or boost your savings - in less than a year. This is Money's top 50 - updated - money-saving tips may appear light-hearted but are deadly serious.
The amount you can save into a pension ultimately depends on what you can afford - but the longer you leave it the more you will need to save. We tend to put ambitious targets on our hoped-for income in retirement and then underestimate how much we will need to set aside to achieve that. So how much should you save?
When will interest rates move? Bank worries over UK's debt addiction as economists speculate on an earlier rate rise
Worries over debt in the economy have been raised in the latest bank Financial Stability Report in the wake of fresh speculation that interest rates may rise sooner than most expect. The latest MPC meeting led one investment bank, Nomura, to suggest a rate rise could come as soon as August. Economist George Buckley said comments from Bank chief economist Andy Haldane's and the 5-3 split made an early move more likely.
Borrowers are being offered a raft of cheap fixed rate mortgages as lenders attempt to lure them into remortgaging or buying a home. But HSBC has decided to buck the trend and launch a new rate mortgage that is a tracker instead. We pick out the best fixed and tracker rate mortgages and look at what next for rates.
For many buy-to-let looks an attractive income investment in a time of low rates and stock market volatility. Climbing house prices, rising rents and improving mortgage deals are tempting investors - although they will need a big deposit. Read This is Money's top ten buy-to-let tips
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