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Marks and Spencer ditches celebs in latest ad campaign

Marks and Spencer has ditched celebrity faces for its latest clothing campaign in favour of a range of models to mirror its “broad customer base”.

Advertising giant WPP plans return to UK

Advertising giant WPP gave Chancellor George Osborne a boost today by confirming plans to move its headquarters back to the UK.

'Pork not porkies' advert is banned

Adverts claiming that British pork sold with the Red Tractor farm assured label is "high welfare" have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), following complaints from animal welfare campaigners.

ASA clears RSPCA re-homing advert

An ad for the RSPCA's Home for Life service has been cleared following complaints that the charity omitted to mention that it euthanises some animals in its care.

Welfare-to-work firm is ordered to revise advert

A claim by welfare-to-work business A4e that it is a "social purpose company" has been banned for potentially misleading consumers into thinking it is a not-for-profit organisation.

Religiously offensive 'The Sofa Factory' advert banned

An advert for a furniture shop has been banned for distorting religious verses in a way that was likely to cause serious offence to the Sikh community.

Laura Trott: As ‘Queen Victoria’ retires, step up Laura Trott, the new face of women’s cycling. Brands will love her looks, her success and her blossoming relationship with fellow cycling star Jason Kenny. The
tabloids will love it too, giving her even more publicity

Olympians won our hearts. Can they open our wallets?

Lucrative new sponsorship deals or straight back to the day job – Jerome Taylor asks what now for our new sporting superstars

Rihanna has been dropped as the face of Nivea

Good girl gone ad

Rihanna's gig as the face of Nivea is over thanks to a CEO who thinks she's too wild. But she's far from the only big name to give conservative corporations cold feet

Paddy Power kidney advert cleared by ASA

A Paddy Power ad has been cleared following 27 complaints that it was offensive to kidney dialysis and transplant patients.

Weetabix energy claim is misleading, rules ASA

Weetabix has been ordered to amend its key “slow release energy” claim after it was ruled misleading by the advertising watchdog.

Smoking - Department of Health: A smoker with a fish hook in his mouth was shown being dragged to the shops to buy cigarettes. Similar images were also shown on posters. The Advertising Standards Authority banned the ads, which aimed to highlight how hooked smokers are on feeding their addiction, in 2006, after receiving 774 complaints

Horror show? Charity ads that are 'too violent for children'

Research finds three in 10 under-16s are unsettled by sexual, frightening content

Danny Rogers on PR: How Twitter can fulfil its commercial potential

Reputations are often built or broken via Twitter these days, but now the social media firm has started investing in its own reputation.

Image rights: Katie Couric 'tells' Iraqis that the power's out

There was commendable honesty from Musaab al-Mudarris, a spokesman for the Iraq Electricity Ministry this week, when he told "New York Times" reporter Tim Arango how his office obtained a picture of US news anchor Katie Couric for billboards warning citizens about power outages: someone had nabbed it off the internet.

Named: Britain's most powerful brands... but can you spot the big cheese?

A label from the supermarket chiller is giving marketing superpowers something to chew over

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The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
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Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

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Homeless people keep mobile phones

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