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Thursday 23 February 2012
Charity launches face recognition billboard on Oxford Street to highlight gender discrimination
Wednesday 15 February 2012
News from across the Atlantic will have put a smile on Sir Martin Sorrell's face last night. As his WPP empire closed at its highest since last March, one of its major rivals posted forecast-beating figures on Wall Street while predicting a jump in advertising spending over 2012.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Malcolm Fowler was a part of that generation of art directors, writers, designers, photographers and film- makers who revolutionised British advertising in the 1970s and 1980s. The names of David Puttnam, Alan Parker, Ridley Scott and Hugh Hudson are familiar to many through their work in cinema, but talent requires and attracts talent, and the creative blooming in film and magazine advertising required comparable energy, imagination and panache from everyone involved.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Life on Marsden
Saturday 24 December 2011
A study in elegance: Montreal's latest digs
Thursday 22 December 2011
Thousands of Czechs lined the cobblestone streets of Prague yesterday as soldiers carried the coffin of former President Vaclav Havel on his last public journey – to Prague Castle – where his body will lie in state until his funeral tomorrow.
Friday 26 August 2011
The whole dynamic of the jockeys' championship has changed since Kieren Fallon won it for a sixth time, back in 2003. Even so, the milestone he reached yesterday, when riding his 100th winner of the campaign, confirmed he could yet roll back the years at 46. Fallon still ended the afternoon 11 behind the defending champion, Paul Hanagan, but the satisfaction he would obtain from retrieving the title, after all his notorious vicissitudes, guarantees that he will be giving it everything during the coming weeks.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Monday 06 June 2011
Saturday 16 April 2011
Matthew Freud, the publicist married to Elisabeth Murdoch, has regained control of his eponymous public relations and marketing agency from the Publicis Groupe.
Friday 15 April 2011
As a man who thrives on momentum, Kieren Fallon has been transparently impatient with a fitful start to his season. He has already changed his agent, in fact, and it was easy to perceive how vexed he felt even after his first headline success of the campaign yesterday. For while Native Khan did more than enough to warrant a crack at the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, back here a fortnight tomorrow, Fallon is likely to end up an exasperated spectator of the first Classic.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Advertising's influence over political campaigns hasn't been in doubt since Saatchi & Saatchi's brilliant "Labour Isn't Working" posters, which delivered the 1979 election to Margaret Thatcher.
Friday 18 February 2011
Outlook One might think that a reduction in the number of minutes of advertising broadcasters are allowed to show each hour, as recommended by the House of Lords yesterday, would be bad news for ITV, the biggest commercial television company. In fact, ITV backed the idea, leaving it to the advertising agencies to get upset.
Thursday 25 November 2010
Matthew Freud, the publicist closely linked to the Conservative Party leadership, is making a bid for freedom from his parent company.
Thursday 21 October 2010
The venue: The Club at The Ivy is a terrific place. I do use the Ivy, but for business I tend to use the Club. It's a sort of working version of the Ivy – which is what I like about it.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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