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Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog
The ASA found a billboard claiming 100,000 lives were saved as a result of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws was not misleading.
The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland?
A report was released this week calling for stronger regulation of adverts in the UK.
This Mad Man star's hair dye ad has been banned for being 'misleading'
It said Christina Hendricks had dyed her hair from bright red to blonde.
That 'beach body ready' ad was just ruled not offensive
The ASA received 378 complaints.
This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an 'unhealthily underweight' model
It’s not the first time the French fashion label has been the target of complaints.
Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women
Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.
Urban Outfitters forced to remove 'thigh gap' photo from website following ASA ruling
The decision comes after an anonymous complaint.
Paul O'Connell's Pinergy ads banned for being "misleading"
The ads can’t be shown again in their current format, the Advertising Standards Authority said.
Turns out Fairy Liquid DOES last twice as long as its rivals
A complaint from its rival Persil ended with the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority led to the ruling.
Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"
The British Advertising Standards Authority said that an ad that claimed horse meat had not been found in Iceland’s burgers “denigrated” the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.
VIDEO: Is this nudie Irish ham ad offensive?
Farmers in the nip, eating sandwiches. Offensive, or just misleading?
Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK
Are you offended?
Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints
The slogan “Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier” – used in Channel 4′s billboard campaign for the new series of the show – has been criticised as offensive and racist.
Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar
The Advertising Standards Agency upholds complaints over newspaper ads selling the airline’s underwear-themed calendar.
TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog
The website has responded to criticisms about its “real travellers’” reviews section – saying that its users made “educated decision” based on reviews.
Coca-Cola's Vitamin Water advert banned for 'misleading' public
An advert that claimed Coca-Cola’s Vitamin Water was “nutritious” has been banned – as the drink contains the equivalent of five teaspoons of added sugar.