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Sunday 12 May 2013
Just days after an advert selling payday loans featuring reality television star Kerry Katona was branded “irresponsible” and banned, the former bankrupt is back on our screens in a new advert for the same company.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
An ad for an essay writing service has been banned for appearing to offer a moneyback guarantee that customers would receive at least the grade they ordered.
Friday 05 April 2013
Morrisons is the latest big grocer to threaten to report Tesco to the advertising watchdog over its price-comparison claims and coupons.
Friday 29 March 2013
"Failure to regulate will mean that rogue agents will continue to blight the sector."
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The 4-star spa hotel did not have a spa and the winner had to share a bed with his brother
Wednesday 13 February 2013
A Chanel advert featuring actress Keira Knightley has been banned during children's programming after a watchdog ruled its sexually suggestive content was unsuitable for younger viewers.
Asda's Christmas advert featuring mother almost single-handedly carrying out preparations ruled 'not sexist' after complaints
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Asda's Christmas advert featuring a mother who appeared to be almost single-handedly carrying out the preparations has been cleared following more than 600 complaints that it was offensive and sexist.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
An email for a body cream that suggested actress Mila Kunis had used it to achieve her figure has been banned for misleading consumers.
Friday 14 December 2012
US retail sales up 0.3% after storm
Wednesday 28 November 2012
A television advert featuring a surgeon carrying out a brain operation while organising a holiday online has been banned following 441 complaints that it was offensive, distressing and insulting to the medical profession.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
A parenting website has been warned about advertising prescription-only medicines to the public just months after it was ordered to remove discredited claims that the MMR vaccine is linked to autism.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Natalie Portman’s eyelashes have been the subject of intense scrutiny after a Christian Dior advert for mascara featuring the actress and the “miracle effects” of the makeup was banned for misleading consumers.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
An advert for a brand of ham featuring a group of naked picnickers prompted 371 complaints, the majority objecting that it was offensive.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Websites offering cheap group buying, cashback and other offers should not be taken at face value
Saturday 20 October 2012
Misleading adverts from group-buying websites that offer deals and discounts have prompted a rising number of complaints.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more