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2014/11/21 20:38
2014/11/21 20:38
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LONDON - Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for...
2014/11/21 20:38
2014/11/21 20:38
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2014/11/21 12:48
2014/11/21 12:48
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The telecoms giant formerly known as BSkyB has been ordered to remove a "best ever" broadband ad after rival BT claimed it was "misleading". The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said the context...
2014/11/21 11:21
2014/11/21 11:21
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An advertising agency has arranged that a commercial promoting condoms be rescheduled to air at times when children are not watching television, the Advertising Standards Authority of SA said on...
2014/11/20 13:13
2014/11/20 13:13
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Tim Weller, who took over as interim-chief executive in May, is understood to have left the role in October, but his departure was only revealed today by company filings. Sources say Weller’s exit was...
2014/11/19 14:09
2014/11/19 14:09
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... in the kettle" "We got spewed on" "Stay out - it's haunted" "The owner kept trying to sell me the hotel" "I didn't expect the cheese and onion pasties" "Filthy as Dirty Den" "Dead cockroach...
2014/11/19 11:28
2014/11/19 11:28
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Giffgaff has been told to remove an advert that features a middle-aged couple having sexGiffgaff Mobile phone network Giffgaff has been ordered to remove a "seriously offensive" advert that features...
2014/11/18 07:56
2014/11/18 07:56
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A consumer group has called for stricter rules on broadband advertising that allow companies to promise “up to” speeds that are actually guaranteed for just one in 10 customers. Which? said it is...
2014/11/17 23:03
2014/11/17 23:03
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But what if their customers want to talk back; want to be heard and for that company to fix their problems? Ah, well, they can call or e-mail "customer care", which might or might not work out for...
2014/11/17 20:29
2014/11/17 20:29
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It has been a year since regulations were published to protect the public from poor quality complementary medicines. The industry's response has been characterised by obfuscation, denial and blatant...
2014/11/16 21:23
2014/11/16 21:23
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Morning Update: Anna Kendrick stars in Kate Spade holiday ad; Penguin Books hit back at John Lewis “No one does bored better than Anna Kendrick. The actress, who turned in one of the most amusing ad...
2014/11/15 12:35
2014/11/15 12:35
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Further to my recent blog on the way in which the Advertising Standards Authority has been accused of approving serious "misrepresentation" of the broadband offerings from dominant suppliers and thus...
2014/11/14 21:51
2014/11/14 21:51
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Tasteless! Sainsbury's face backlash for using First World War imagery in Christmas ad UPSET viewers have slammed Sainsbury's for romanticising the horrors of the First World War in its Christmas...
2014/11/14 14:21
2014/11/14 14:21
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EXCLUSIVE: Homeopaths sent to deadly Ebola hotspot to treat victims with ARSENIC and SNAKE VENOM Team spent days in remote Liberian hospital to prove that remedies work They planned to treat victims...
2014/11/13 22:45
2014/11/13 22:45
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The first time Rajibuddin Mandal, a family doctor in Birmingham, England, tried his hand at trading currencies online, he lost 2,000 British pounds ($3,175). He concluded that the foreign-exchange...
2014/11/13 21:37
2014/11/13 21:37
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In a rather bizarre criminal investigation, officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Operations directorate are investigating claims that the BNP splinter group Britain First breached royal...
2014/11/13 20:29
2014/11/13 20:29
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THE old days of the puffing camel and the Malboro man could soon be back. The first TV ad to depict smoking in nearly 50 years has just gone to air. UK TV network ITV has caused a storm of...
2014/11/13 15:35
2014/11/13 15:35
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I have just been told of the Advertising Standards Authority ruling that copper to the home from a fibre connected cabinet can be called "fibre". Meanwhile, it would appear that those offering "true"...
2014/11/12 13:28
2014/11/12 13:28
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Imperial Tobacco has been told to pull an advert that "normalised" smoking(Getty) Imperial Tobacco has been told to pull adverts for smoking zone app Smoke Spots because it glorified smoking. The...
2014/11/12 12:48
2014/11/12 12:48
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TalkTalk is the latest ISP to be rapped by the UK's advertising watchdog for telling porkies about its broadband service. The budget telco was admonished by the Advertising Standards Authority for...
2014/11/11 12:21
2014/11/11 12:21
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A spokesman for the charity said that this was the first time it had recognised a brand for compassionate marketing and that it was inspired to do so by the ingenuity of John Lewis’ Christmas...
2014/11/21 20:38
2014/11/21 20:38
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