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2014/10/24 02:55
2014/10/24 02:55
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A breast cancer awareness advertisement dogged by controversy has survived another spate of complaints. Complaints about the television advertisement for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation...
2014/10/24 02:55
2014/10/24 02:55
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2014/10/24 00:54
2014/10/24 00:54
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A Seven Sharp advertisement featuring Miley Cyrus won't cause widespread offence, despite a person complaining the posters are "disgusting and low class". The Advertising Standards Authority ruled on...
2014/10/23 08:09
2014/10/23 08:09
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He manages a £160 million marketing budget with a brief to ensure his organisation stays abreast of deep-pocketed rivals and must satisfy an owner so demanding that he has been dubbed Darth Vader. So...
2014/10/19 18:03
2014/10/19 18:03
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Are we a nation of superstitious fools? Just how gullible and naive are we? Do we believe everything people tell us? I decided to try to find out. On Thursday (16th Oct), I got hold of a copy of a...
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2014/10/17 13:21
2014/10/17 13:21
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... proves homeopathy DOESN'T work ': Scientist swallows 50 homeopathic sleeping pills in one go - and says she doesn't feel drowsy at all Yvette d’Entremont is a forensic chemist from Southern...
2014/10/17 07:08
2014/10/17 07:08
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I was glad to welcome The X Factor back to our screens in its annual bid to liven up Saturday night TV. But now we’ve got to the live shows, it seems one of the judges can be a little bit stuck for...
2014/10/16 00:05
2014/10/16 00:05
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Advertising Standards Authority Bans 'Misleading' Virgin Media Ad After Sky Complains The "battle between telecoms providers continues, with Virgin Media losing this particular skirmish," according...
2014/10/15 10:48
2014/10/15 10:48
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Virgin Media has been placed on the naughty step by the UK's advertising watchdog following two separate complaints from rival telcos BSkyB and BT. The cable company was berated by BSkyB for...
2014/10/14 08:09
2014/10/14 08:09
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Benjamin Careathers, a regular Red Bull drinker, sued Red Bull, claiming that despite having drunk Red Bull for many years he had not developed wings or improved his athletic or intellectual...
2014/10/13 10:13
2014/10/13 10:13
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For Jason Goodman, it’s a combination of “brand and technology”. “There are many, many interesting technologies out there, and there are many interesting brands, but it’s when you combine those two...
2014/10/13 09:48
2014/10/13 09:48
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MPs have renewed their calls for Wonga to be banned from having its name on children’s replica Newcastle United shirts. Politicians say the company, and other payday loan firms, should be brought in...
2014/10/11 11:13
2014/10/11 11:13
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The move is expected to see the firm lose out on recouping loans totalling £220 million, while another £35 million in costs will be incurred as it writes off interest and charges on loans for a...
2014/10/10 04:28
2014/10/10 04:28
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Pharmacy to Remove Homeopathic Product Following ComplaintFriday, 10 October 2014, 4:44 pmPress Release: Society for Science Based HealthcarePress Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPharmacy to Remove...
2014/10/09 14:01
2014/10/09 14:01
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New rules will allow electronic cigarettes to be shown in TV adverts from next month, it has been announced. Images of e-cigarettes were previously prohibited in TV campaigns but can be shown from...
2014/10/09 07:37
2014/10/09 07:37
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The shopper lodged a complaint after seeing two "manager special" items for for £3 and £8.99 respectively. The Advertising Standards Authority upheld the complaint and ruled the "specials" amounted...
2014/10/08 11:23
2014/10/08 11:23
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A television advertisement for under-fire payday lender Wonga has been banned by the industry's watchdog. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found the commercial, featuring a man writing car...
2014/10/08 11:09
2014/10/08 11:09
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The Advertising Standards Authority launched an investigation after receiving one complaint. The budget retailer argued that the manager specials were "an addition to its £1 products". Poundworld...
2014/10/06 08:34
2014/10/06 08:34
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APThe company submitted that the Sony Xperia Z1 was a waterproof device and was not susceptible to water ingress up to a depth of 1.5m for up to 30 minutes. Johannesburg - The Advertising Standards...
2014/10/06 07:03
2014/10/06 07:03
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Cape Town - Buying organic food is, in theory, a simple exercise. You just have to read the label. On the back (or front, or side) of any organic item there should be a tiny logo, in much the same way...
2014/10/03 13:12
2014/10/03 13:12
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On Thursday, the chairman of Wonga, Andy Haste, announced that the company would write off £220m of loans to borrowers. In a move that will surely become an unbeatable world record for the largest...
2014/10/24 02:55
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