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# asa - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

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.

# asa - Friday 21 July, 2017

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.

# asa - Thursday 8 October, 2015

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.

# asa - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge That 'beach body ready' ad was just ruled not offensive Protein World

That 'beach body ready' ad was just ruled not offensive

The ASA received 378 complaints.

# asa - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

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.

# asa - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

# asa - Monday 5 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Urban Outfitters forced to remove 'thigh gap' photo from website following ASA ruling Thigh Gap

Urban Outfitters forced to remove 'thigh gap' photo from website following ASA ruling

The decision comes after an anonymous complaint.

# asa - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

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.

# asa - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

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.

# asa - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

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.

# asa - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Is this nudie Irish ham ad offensive? In The Nip This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this nudie Irish ham ad offensive?

Farmers in the nip, eating sandwiches. Offensive, or just misleading?

# asa - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK Banned This post contains images

# asa - Friday 17 February, 2012

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.

# asa - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

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.

# asa - Friday 3 February, 2012

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.

# asa - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Coca-Cola's Vitamin Water advert banned for 'misleading' public Coca-Cola

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.