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Helping Scotland Decide / It’s time to decide with the new voting referendum highlighter!

by Will Corry on September 2, 2014

Want to grab the attention of the Scottish public whilst out canvassing to see which way they plan to vote?

Well look no further as Promotional Products Week (PPW) has created a ‘referendum voting highlighter’ that will allow the Scottish public to show with ease which way they plan to cast their vote and make political history.

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New ad Halle Berry has done for her fragrance line, Wild Essence

by Will Corry on August 28, 2014

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Classic Blunders : Charlize Theron wears the wrong watch – the cost is only £12m

by Will Corry on August 24, 2014

Charlize Theron – Raymond Weil Watches

Designer Raymond Weil paid Theron for the rights to her wrists for two years, so she could wear only his watches. The model and actress did not play by the rules and went to a press conference wearing a Dior watch. As you can imagine, Weil wasn’t too happy about this and went on to seek £12m in compensation.

More big blunders with endorsements

Read the blunder stories we have carried in theMarketingblog

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Blunders : Gwyneth Paltrow’s website GOOP sued over the moniker ‘Diet Detective’

by Will Corry on August 24, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle website GOOP was sued for copyright infringement over the moniker 'Diet Detective.' According to Radar , the Oscar winner's legal woes began when Manhattan-based nutrition & public health advocate Charles Platkin noticed the soon-to-be 42-year-old had allegedly used his professional alias in her July 17 article .

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BBC in another crisis over Cliff raid: Police fury at TV chiefs who screened dramatic swoop

by Will Corry on August 17, 2014

  • BBC showed footage of police officers raiding Cliff Richard's home
  • The BBC was plunged into a new crisis last night after it was publicly blasted by police over its role in the shock Sir Cliff Richard sex abuse investigation. In an extraordinary attack on the broadcaster’s standards, furious South Yorkshire Police accused the Corporation of breaking its own guidelines.

    The force took the highly unusual step of announcing it had written an official letter of complaint to Director-General Lord Tony Hall over the Corporation’s controversial coverage of the case.

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    Tribute to Lauren Bacall: A style icon in pictures

    by Will Corry on August 14, 2014

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    Raindance Film Festival announces BFI, Telegraph Media Group and The May Fair Hotel as official partners for its 22nd year

    by KSimpson on August 12, 2014

    Raindance Film Festival today announced three new partnerships for the 22nd edition of the festival, which takes place from the 24th September – 5th October 2014 in London.

    Europe’s leading independent film festival will receive funding from the British Film Institute as it recognises Raindance’s continued commitment to supporting and celebrating the work of the independent film industry. [more…]

    Video : Fifty Shades Of Grey' Gets 'Too Hot For TV' Trailer

    by Will Corry on July 25, 2014

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    Video : Penelope Cruz and a new Agent Provocateur Ad

    by Will Corry on July 23, 2014

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    psLIVE use guerilla projections to display ape messaging in London and Edinburgh for the launch of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    by Will Corry on July 17, 2014

    For the launch of the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie, experiential agency psLIVE @psLIVE_UK are commissioning two projections in London and Edinburgh to build hype around the new release.

    To tie in with the cinema release date, on the dawn of the 17th July, pro-ape messaging such as ‘apes together strong’ will be simultaneously projected onto the facade of two iconic British landmarks; City Hall in London and Edinburgh Castle. [more…]