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2014/07/30 21:47
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Celebrity lawyer Nick ‘Mr Loophole’ Freeman has finally found himself on the wrong side of a ruling - after advertising watchdogs rapped his knuckles over boastful claims on his website. The...
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2014/07/30 08:16
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Television ads for pants that claimed to help wearers lose weight by making them sweat will be taken off the air after a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority. A complaint was made to...
2014/07/30 06:12
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Three payday loan companies have had advertisements banned after Citizens Advice complained they were irresponsible and misleading. One ad for online lender Peachy.co.uk was printed on sandwich...
2014/07/29 06:34
2014/07/29 06:34
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WHAT is in a word’s meaning? Quite a lot according to Simon Susman, the non-executive chairman of Woolworths. On Friday he called for the scrapping of the Department of Labour, so it could be replaced...
2014/07/29 02:28
2014/07/29 02:28
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Drinkable Sunscreen Hard to SwallowTuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:55 pmPress Release: Society for Science Based Healthcare Drinkable Sunscreen Hard to SwallowA complaint to the Advertising Standards...
2014/07/29 00:28
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... Pacific Edge Diagnostics’ Commercial Director Brent Pownall says the testing service now available through Pacific Edge’s e-commerce platform will give people and healthcare professionals,...
2014/07/28 09:34
2014/07/28 09:34
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File photo: Motshwari Mofokeng Johannesburg. Over R1 billion. That’s the whopping amount Gauteng motorists have refused to pay to the South African National Roads Agency Ltd in what has been branded...
2014/07/27 02:10
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PRICEY: The costly phonelines [IG] The Daily Star Sunday stepped in after a whistleblower complained about high charges when making a call about her Jobseeker's Allowance. She said people were being...
2014/07/26 00:41
2014/07/26 00:41
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What shape of tea bag should you buy for a better brew? | Irish Examiner What shape of tea bag should you buy for a better brew? It was a question that might have puzzled the Sphinx, but the answer...
2014/07/23 11:18
2014/07/23 11:18
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Diageo rum brand Captain Morgan has again been censured by UK advertising regulator the ASA – this time for implying that alcohol can overcome boredom and is capable of changing mood. UK regulator...
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2014/07/23 07:34
2014/07/23 07:34
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Cellphone data content - ringtones, wallpapers, MMSes - are expensive, and many people have responded to an advert thinking they were making a one-off purchase, but later finding themselves locked in...
2014/07/21 04:20
2014/07/21 04:20
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The move by Google follows a spate of complaints from smartphone users about in-app purchases being pushed in so-called 'free' apps, particularly those apps that are targeted at younger users. Many...
2014/07/20 08:08
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A CLAIMS firm who say they help victims of crime are being probed by ­government watchdogs. Businessman Neil Webb wants people who have suffered violent assaults to come forward and apply for...
2014/07/19 00:51
2014/07/19 00:51
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Pity every stale and pale male WHAT a miserable week it has been for the latest victims of oppression - white, middle-aged males. It seems the stale and pale male are the new victims of...
2014/07/18 18:19
2014/07/18 18:19
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The 33-year-old actor's popular Jaguar commercial for the F-type coupe has been banned by a U.K. advertising agency for promoting unsafe driving. The spot, which is titled "The Art of Villainy,"...
2014/07/17 08:09
2014/07/17 08:09
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Quiet Storm pick up Young's Young's Seafood has appointed Quiet Storm to handle its advertising account, ending its relationship with Mother.Time Warner declines Fox offer Time Warner has rebuffed...
2014/07/17 06:34
2014/07/17 06:34
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A Vodacom advert claiming that it is the "best network for smartphones" has been given the green light by the regulator. Photo: Bloomberg The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed MTN’s...
2014/07/16 21:28
2014/07/16 21:28
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Ad From NZ's Largest Natural Health Retailer MisleadingThursday, 17 July 2014, 9:18 amPress Release: Society for Science Based Healthcare Ad From NZ's Largest Natural Health Retailer MisleadingThe...
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2014/07/16 17:23
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A commercial for Jaguar featuring movie villains Tom Hiddleston, Sir Ben Kingsley and Mark Strong has been banned over fears it could promote irresponsible driving. The TV commercial featured...
2014/07/16 10:35
2014/07/16 10:35
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The 'happy family tucking into breakfast' Nutella television advert comes to mind the chocolate spreads main ingredients being sugar (a whopping 16.5g per 30ml serving) and palm oil. Pretoria -...
2014/07/30 21:47
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