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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the GuptasWatch: We will not sell SA to the Guptas over a curry - Malema's top five #Zupt
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Guptas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Watch: We will not sell SA to the Guptas over a curry - Malema's top five #Zupta quotes The man on fire, controversial and entertaining, EFF leader Julius Malema cooked up some of his best rhetoric while addressing the media on Thursday. Watch the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Pill maker under fire over its Banting claimsThree complaints were made to the Advertising Standards Authority of SA against
Pill maker under fire over its Banting claims
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Three complaints were made to the Advertising Standards Authority of SA against Banting Support Range products. The advertising watchdog agreed with the complainants and ordered CNT Labs - a division of California Pharmaceuticals, which supplies... Read more
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Evening Standard
'Life threatening emergencies only' A&E poster bannedA poster which said patients should not visit accident and emergency department
'Life threatening emergencies only' A&E poster banned
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
A poster which said patients should not visit accident and emergency departments unless their condition was life threatening has been banned. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint made by Brent Patient Voice about the wording... Read more
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International Business Times
Advert for 'beach body ready'-style slimming pills banned for promoting unhealthy body image An ad campaign featuring young-looking women using slimming pills to lose weigh
Advert for 'beach body ready'-style slimming pills banned for promoting unhealthy body image
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
An ad campaign featuring young-looking women using slimming pills to lose weight before they went on holiday has been banned after 200 complaints said it promoted an unhealthy body image among teenagers. The TV and YouTube adverts for XLS Medical's... Read more
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heraldscotland
XLS Medical weight loss tablet adverts banned after body image complaintThe Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received complaints from British Natu
XLS Medical weight loss tablet adverts banned after body image complaint
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received complaints from British Naturism and 198 other viewers that the ad was likely to appeal to under-18s because it used actresses of a similar age. They also complained that the ad promoted an... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Small chip maker loses logo battle against ‘the King’A small local potato crisp manufacturer has to change its logo and packaging af
Small chip maker loses logo battle against ‘the King’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
A small local potato crisp manufacturer has to change its logo and packaging after Simba chips accused it of being a copycat. The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) partially upheld Simba’s complaint against Krunch potato chips... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Northern Echo
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintThe Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received complaints from British Natu
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received complaints from British Naturism and 198 other viewers that the ad was likely to appeal to under-18s because it used actresses of a similar age. They also complained that the ad promoted an... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Bury Times
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Gazette
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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guardian-series
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Harrow Times
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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This is West Country
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Gazette News
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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Bolton News
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaintAdverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 comp
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned following 200 complaints that they promoted an unhealthy body image, especially among teenage girls. The three ads on television, YouTube and video on demand featured two women exchanging... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Bury Times
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Gazette
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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guardian-series
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint The advert for weight-loss tablets XLS Medical which has been banned followin
Adverts for XLS Medical weight loss tablets banned after body image complaint
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
The advert for weight-loss tablets XLS Medical which has been banned following 200 complaints (ASA/PA) Adverts for weight loss tablets XLS Medical have been banned... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Northern Echo
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesBrent Patient Voice complained that the claim was misleading and potentially ha
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Brent Patient Voice complained that the claim was misleading and potentially harmful because it could discourage patients with serious medical conditions or injuries that were not necessarily life-threatening from going to their nearest hospital... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Harrow Times
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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This is West Country
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Gazette News
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Bolton News
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
19 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergenciesLocal NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" cla
Ban for ads which claimed A&E is only for life-threatening emergencies
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Local NHS ads have been banned for the "misleading and potentially harmful" claim that A&E is for life-threatening emergencies only. The poster and claims on the NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG)-run rightcare4u.org.uk website said: "A&E... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Simba roars and 'copycat' comes up with crumbsThe Advertising Standards Authority partially upheld Simba's complaint against
Simba roars and 'copycat' comes up with crumbs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Advertising Standards Authority partially upheld Simba's complaint against Krunch Potato Chips last week, saying Krunch had not adequately justified the similarities between its crowned logo and Simba's. In its complaint, Simba said the crown in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Vodafone welcomes Advertising Standards Authority rulingTuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:38 pmPress Release: Vodafone February 2, 2016 -...
Vodafone welcomes Advertising Standards Authority ruling
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:38 pmPress Release: Vodafone February 2, 2016 -... Read more
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Herald.ie
Now Burger King has a beef with Supermac's over 100pc Irish meat Caroline Crawford – 29 January 2016 02:30 AM Font Size Irish fast-food chain
Now Burger King has a beef with Supermac's over 100pc Irish meat
Herald.ie / Posted 10 days ago
Caroline Crawford – 29 January 2016 02:30 AM Font Size Irish fast-food chain Supermac's has found itself doing battle with yet another multi- national competitor, with Burger King now... Read more
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International Business Times
Chris Moyles: 100-plus viewers complain about 'violent' Radio X parody of Bitter Sweet Symphony A TV ad featuring radio presenter Chris Moyles in a parody of The Verve's Bitte
Chris Moyles: 100-plus viewers complain about 'violent' Radio X parody of Bitter Sweet Symphony
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
A TV ad featuring radio presenter Chris Moyles in a parody of The Verve's Bitter Sweet Symphony video from 1997 has been cleared by the advertising watchdog despite receiving more than 100 complaints. The promo for the Radio X (formerly Xfm) ad shows... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chris Moyles’ TV ad cleared by watchdog after more than 100 complaintsA TV advert showing Radio X DJ Chris Moyles shoving people as he walks down a s
Chris Moyles’ TV ad cleared by watchdog after more than 100 complaints
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
A TV advert showing Radio X DJ Chris Moyles shoving people as he walks down a street has been cleared by a watchdog despite receiving more than 100 complaints. Some viewers complained the advert, which is promoting the rebranding of Xfm to Radio X,... Read more
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