More news on bunga bunga, maybe this is what went on at Berlusconi’s parties

In the spirit of scholarly inquiry we’ve been looking into this ‘bunga bunga’ business (the post-prandial entertainment of choice at Italian PM and media magnate Silvio Berlusconi’s parties) and it seems the phrase can also refer to an African erotic ...

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Toshiba new business boosts counter-culture agency Goodness Mfg.

Toshiba USA has named Hollywood-based Goodness Mfg. agency of record for its consumer electronics computers business. The decision was made after Irvine, CA-headquartered Toshiba conducted a lengthy review with multiple agencies. The new business win marks one of several for ...

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Bloomberg ups stakes in challenge to FT and Wall Street Journal

Michael Bloomberg’s eponymous terminals and information company has long been in a battle against Reuters (now the product of a 2007 merger between Reuters and Thomson Financial) in the financial markets desktop terminals business. Standalone information has been a second ...

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Interpublic joins the club by posting stellar quarterly results

They’re all at it, in the wake of Publicis Groupe, Omnicom, Havas and WPP, Interpublic, owner of McCann’s and Daft FCB has posted some astonishingly good quarterly results. Here’s what Tim Bradshaw in the Financial Times makes of them: ‘The ...

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Is Cheryl Cole mania a sign that we’ve all gone stark raving mad?

Cheryl Cole is a singer who became famous with Girls Aloud (then in her maiden guise as Cheryl Tweedy), became a solo artist, a judge on the X-Factor and who married England footballer Ashley Cole (they’ve just divorced). And she ...

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Marks and Spencer and retailer rivals top list of most trusted brands

Marks and Spencer tops the list of the UK’s most trusted brands, just one of seven retailers in the top ten, according to a new report. The venerable clothes and food retailer is followed by John Lewis, Tesco, Boots and ...

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