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‘Put it in my mouth’: Viewers outraged by apparent reference to oral sex in VIP e-cig advert

The advertising watchdog received a 'significant number' of complaints after the advert was aired during I’m a Celebrity

The Hare brings a gift to introduce his friend the Bear to Christmas

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'Biggest advertising event of the year' makes debut in X Factor break on Saturday

Boden's campaign features a girl with cerebral palsy but disabled child models are still rare

Children with disabilities rarely make it past the first stage of casting and the UK's leading model and talent agency does not have a single child with a disability on its books, says Sarah Morrison

Asda launches 'gimmick-free' Christmas advert

Asda is to launch its "gimmick-free" Christmas advert this weekend, claiming it is spending the money saved on beating its competitors' prices.

Helena Bonham Carter as the wizard in the Wizard of Oz in Marks & Spencer's Christmas advert
Sainsbury's is stepping up its fight against rival Tesco

Sainsbury’s vs Tesco dispute winds up in court

Legal challenge after advertising watchdog rejects complaints about Tesco’s ‘Price Promise’

Has Christmas got it’s sparkle back? Selfridges London unveils its Christmas display

Just hear those till bells ringing: a return for the big-spend supermarket TV campaigns

Following a few frugal years, supermarkets are set to splash out this year’s Christmas ads

The Home Office vans were ruled not to be offensive and irresponsible

Home Office anti-immigration 'go home' vans banned by advertising watchdog

ASA says arrest statistics were misleading but rules that ads were not offensive and irresponsible

Wonga advert ‘not socially responsible,’ says ASA

A radio advert for payday lender Wonga has been banned for being irresponsible.

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65 complaints were made to ASA regarding the E-Lites advert

E-cigarette adverts banned by watchdog

Three adverts for e-cigarettes have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), in the first such action to be taken against the tobacco alternative products.

Anti-smoking campaigns are regularly updated and renewed

Cabinet Office 'risking lives' as ad industry rebels against new system for running public health campaigns

'Francis Maude has disrupted a perfectly good system and replaced it with one which is bureaucratic and costly' says IPA head

Paul Scharner of Wigan Athletic celebrates winning the FA Cup, sponsored by Budweiser, after a 1-0 win over Manchester City at Wembley in May

Here for the beer? How football fans are drenched in adverts for drink

Study finds that average televised match has 111 visual references to alcohol per hour

The ASA said it was clear when Wayne Rooney, seen here with his wife Coleen, was tweeting on behalf of Nike, which sponsors him

Style over substance: Wayne Rooney cleared of Nike Twitter plug

A tweet posted by Wayne Rooney which plugged a Nike marketing campaign did not break advertising rules because its language was markedly different from the footballer’s usual Twitter messages.

Marmite trended on Twitter

ASA gives Marmite all clear over controversial 'animal cruelty' ad

The advertising watchdog has decided not to investigate Marmite's controversial “animal cruelty” ad after receiving 504 complaints from the public.

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