Donal’s Lottery Island: no sign of an insurgency

Donal’s Lottery Island A man named Donal takes possession of a Mediterranean island thanks to a Lottery win. He then gifts the island to his people,(...)

Defending the ad, Jaguar Land Rover said it had specifically stated that any of the described functions of the car should be used without compromising safety

An “irresponsible” ad for the new Jaguar XE car’s hands-free mobile technology has been banned for encouraging unsafe driving. The advertorial for Ja(...)

 US president-elect Trump’s private airplane meal of choice? A  bucket of KFC chicken

Select, Aoife McElwain’s weekly column in The Ticket every Friday, gave us plenty of food for thought in 2016, investigating food culture and traditio(...)

Australia’s Federal Court has ruled that Nurofen Specific Pain products were misleading. Photograph: Reuters

The British manufacturer of Nurofen has been fined more than A$6 million (€4 million) for misleading Australian consumers on the painkiller’s ability (...)

Bowler: There was probably more to come in a remarkable life cut short at 64. Photograph: David Sleator

She blew into Dublin from London in her early 20s, with no capital, no security and little in the way of a formal education. Within a few years, Gilli(...)

Handout still taken from video issued by the British Advertising Standards Authority of a Heinz advert that teaches viewers how to use tin cans to drum out a song. The ad  has been banned for encouraging behaviour that risks health and safety. Photograph: PA

A Heinz advert teaching viewers how to use tin cans to drum out a song has been banned for encouraging behaviour that risks health and safety. The ad(...)

In the video, Pearce and an actor drop off a large crate to a building site along with scaffolding football goals

A Carlsberg ad featuring former England footballer Stuart Pearce surprising workers at a building site with a giant crate of beer has been banned for (...)

Undated handout still issued by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of an ad for the anti-inflammatory drug Nurofen which has been banned for falsely claiming that it could specifically target joint and back pain. Photograph: PA

An advertisement for the anti-inflammatory drug Nurofen has been banned in the UK for falsely claiming that it could specifically target joint and bac(...)

How you look in your swimwear shouldn’t be in any way proportionate to your level of happiness. Photograph: Alan Betson

At any given time, you can find the longest queues in the world in one of two places: a newly-opened attraction at a theme park, and in your local pos(...)

 Ads suggesting e-cigarettes are positive or ones which exaggerate the environmental benefits of particular products will fall foul of a new advertising watchdog code coming into force on Tuesday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ads suggesting e-cigarettes are positive or ones which exaggerate the environmental benefits of particular products will fall foul of a new advertisin(...)

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