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A SCOTTISH MP has succeeded in having a skin cream advert featuring Hollywood star Julia Roberts banned, after lodging a complaint with a watchdog about the photographs being airbrushed.
IT was the sort of bare-faced cheek that led to a dressing down from the country's advertising standards watchdog.
Ofcom yesterday launched a review of how adverts are sold in Britain's £4 billion-a-year television advertising market putting shares in the sector under the spotlight.
A SCOTS optical firm has been ordered to withdraw one of its adverts, which claims golfer Padraig Harrington had laser eye surgery with the company.
WHETHER it's the celebrities pretending to have fun, the cheesy chumminess in an exotic location or even Michael Buble's singing, the latest Marks & Spencer TV adverts have not been a winner with everyone.
IN MY opinion, it can only be good that the Advertising Standards Agency has intervened in this case, as it cuts to the heart of the issue about the sexualisation of young people.
IT IS a fashion bible for teenagers across the country.However, Jack Wills, the high street clothing brand, has been forced to pull "overtly sexual" images featuring semi-naked girls from its spring catalogue.
Soaring advertising revenues and higher ticket prices helped cinema operator Cineworld grow revenues and profit despite admissions falling last year.
From Monday UK broadcasters can charge firms to feature their products in some of our favourite TV programmes. Our reporter looks at the implications
GLASGOW University has been forced into a U-turn after a row broke out over the conditions it attached to a PR contract which discriminated against Scottish communications firms.
GLASGOW University stands accused of discriminating against Scottish PR firms by attaching "insane" conditions to a communications contract worth in excess of £300,000.
Television channels will broadcast a logo for three seconds at the start and end of programmes which have been paid to feature products.
PRODUCT placement will be allowed on British television programmes for the first time from the start of next year, media watchdog Ofcom said yesterday.
Posters featuring a "baby scan" of Jesus with a halo are to appear at bus stops and on billboards to remind people of the real message of Christmas.
TWO adverts for a Nissan car attracted 32 complaints that it was offensive and racist towards Germans, the advertising watchdog said yesterday.
AN ADVERT promoting singer Beyonce's perfume has been banned from daytime television after being ruled unsuitable for young children.
TRINITY Mirror saw a 6 per cent decline in advertising at its national titles in September amid concerns over government spending cuts.
AN ADVERTISING campaign for baby milk has been banned for claiming the product helps to develop the brain and nervous system of young children.