Battered Bernie Ecclestone is the new face of Hublot watches

You have to hand it to Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, he’s certainly a trouper whether it’s taking the flak for praising Hitler or bunging the Labour Party a million quid for watering down a tobacco ad ban. Or allowing ...

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Top Ogilvy creative duo Godici and Ketchum quit for BBDO New York

Tom Godici and Greg Ketchum, ECDs at Ogilvy New York, have quit to take up the same roles at BBDO. Godici was formerly a group creative director at TBWA Chiat Day in New York while Ketchum formerly worked on the ...

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Trojan female vibrator ads get US TV networks in a spin

Let’s face it, they don’t know if they’re coming or going. Future historians de nos jours will doubtless remark on the way the latter years of the 20th century and the early years of this were those in which girls ...

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Man U stars take to large puddle of vodka for JWT Sydney Smirnoff ad

Well it could be vodka or maybe it’s water but the ad, starring Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and Ji-sun Park (it’s aimed at Asia) is definitely for Smirnoff vodka. Opinions will vary as to whether this is a load of ...

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Hershey finally joins global chocolate wars through deal with Asda

Following its acquisition of Cadbury Kraft is making a determined effort to become numero uno in chocolate ahead of long-time rivals Mars and Nestle and now, Hershey, the venerable American maker, is making a belated attempt to crash the party ...

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Now Google challenges Microsoft Windows with Chrome OS

There’s no stopping those Googlers in their drive for world domination and now they’re taking on Microsoft (and ultimately Apple) with Chrome OS, a new operating system that relies solely on internet or ‘cloud’ storage for software. Chrome OS is ...

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BBC's Radio 4 adds to Jeremy Hunt gaffe with fake MP slip-up

Listeners to Radio 4, the BBC’s flagship “serious” radio channel, will be starting to wonder if some strange virus has swept across production teams and presenters at the venerable and very worthy station. First of all Today presenter James Naughtie, ...

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