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(...)

Ryanair asked the aviation authority to intervene after filing its claims against eDreams in the High Court. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

A UK watchdog has upheld a complaint of misleading advertising against one of the travel websites Ryanair is suing in the High Court. The airline cla(...)

BuzzFeed, which last year raised funds at a reported valuation of $1.5 billion, specialises in creating bespoke “branded content” for advertisers keen to reach its young audience.

Britain’s advertising watchdog has ruled that BuzzFeed, the fast-growing US media group, misled its readers by showing them paid advertisements that l(...)

The British advertising watchdog is investigating claims made by the makers of Nurofen after an Australian court ordered the company to stop selling several versions of the popular painkiller

Britain’s advertising watchdog is investigating whether a television ad for Reckitt Benckiser Group’s Nurofen Express pain-relief tablets misled consu(...)

Mater, a comedic rusty tow-truck, joyously utters the offending tornado phrase in Cars, the children’s box office smash hit from 2006

Has nobody at the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) set foot in the US below the Mason-Dixon line? The ASAI, the self-regulatory body(...)

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