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Google is turning to Google Maps as its latest source of ad revenue, trialling sponsored pins and searches.

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Red Bull buys equity in GoPro amid global content deal
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You're fired! Lord Sugar's outdoor firm Amscreen dumps Digicom
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EU #VoteIn campaign's youth-friendly ad panned on social media
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Twitter makes @replies public and drops multimedia from 140-character count
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Shortlist Media names Hearst's Ella Dolphin as CEO
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Telegraph Media Group consults staff about major job cuts
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Spotify losses reflect 'difficult' marketing job against Apple
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M&S ad review: RKCR/Y&R's best ads
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National Lottery hits record sales thanks to surge in mobile payments
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New wave of cheap flights as Ryanair expects price cuts
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Philip Green 'warned' about risks of selling BHS
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Younger consumers want more transparency for their data
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Monday review recap: M&S, A&E Networks, Heineken, Ovo Energy & more
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TMW Unlimited sets up Sony Mobile digital production studio
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Watch: Ad legend George Lois on life, art and his 10,000 books
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OgilvyOne's Brian Fetherstonhaugh on disruption and data
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VCCP expands to US after buying Muhtayzik Hoffer
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Phones4u's billionaire founder John Caudwell backs mobile challenger Unshackled.com
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Pepper the robot's first marketing campaign paves way for android invasion
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Marks & Spencer reviews integrated creative business
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Starbucks, Coke and Nescafe ads recreated with lesbian twist
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Carlsberg releases patriotic Euro 2016 ad
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Annalect promotes Betts to UK MD
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Marketing budgets shifting to rely 'less on words and more on images'
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BETC kicks off hunt for London CEO as Stirk departs for Facebook
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Heineken seeks second global media agency
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Axa to sell off €1.7bn tobacco investments as government anti-smoking moves march on
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Cash overtaken by electronic payments as shoppers take to contactless
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Premier Inn appoints Lucky Generals
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JCDecaux splits MD sales role to replace Berwin
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The story of a D&AD Pencil-winning campaign 22 years in the making
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Watch: D&AD President's Award winner Steve Henry's best ads
WPP moves to dismiss 'frivolous' Johnson discrimination suit
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LTA moves away from middle-class image of tennis in first brand campaign
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Wins this week: TfL, Cancer Research UK, Arla Foods, Garmin
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Watch: Virgin Active launches connected spin class
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Ryanair's Brexit seat sale reported to police by Vote Leave campaigners
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Hollie Newton departs Sunshine
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Ad legend George Lois launches new agency Lois TransMedia
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Google's Instant Apps gives brands better chance of selling apps
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Y&R New Zealand and What3Words win big at D&AD Awards
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MullenLowe London wins agency of the year at first UK Effie Awards
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Publicis Worldwide promotes Bruno Bertelli to global creative chief
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50 Cent stars in Hostelworld ad spoof of MTV Cribs
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Twitter lands Sky as biggest UK advertiser for influencer platform Niche
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Bayer swoops for controversial Monsanto in bid to create agritech juggernaut
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Kelly's ice cream launches first UK TV ad in Cornish
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Brits among world's most sceptical consumers - but less so towards UK brands
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Ex-Rapp president sues agency for wrongful termination and discrimination
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Google announces AI messaging app, Amazon Echo rival and virtual reality software
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Nationwide's Bennison fires first shot with media review
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Gaufman to head planning at Fold7
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Marketing Society survey reveals anti-Brexit sentiment

Marketing Society survey reveals anti-Brexit sentiment

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Arsenal in hunt for agency to develop its digital presence
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News UK unveils new in-house agency powered by WPP and The & Partnership
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Google, Facebook spark 'hidden agenda' concerns
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Turkey of the week: Calvin Klein "Spring/summer 2016"
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Pick of the week: Hotels.com "Alreet pet" by CP&B London
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Pitch update: Bowers & Wilkins, TSB, Ovo Energy
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My Media Week: Martin Sorrell

My Media Week: Martin Sorrell

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Rajar Q1 2016: Heart retains lead despite slow start to year
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Rajar Q1 2016: Commercial radio loses lead against BBC
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Rajar Q1 2016: Capital steals the show in London
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Carlsberg signs former Landor and Bacardi exec Liam Newton as UK marketing boss
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Electoral Commission's pink neon sign ads remind voters to get educated on Brexit
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More people associate Nike with Euro 2016 than official sponsors Carlsberg or McDonald's
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Sugar tax, drones and legal right to fast broadband feature in Queen's Speech
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Mindshare wins Arqiva awards agency of the year
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P&G's Roisin Donnelly: put people first and lose your obsession with platforms
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Peroni stays classy by playing hard to get, says UK boss
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Grey London partners with KidZania to promote adland to young people
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Spoof awards poke fun at ad industry's self-pleasuring men
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More than ever we need big ideas to drive media
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Lidstone begins new chapter as CEO of experiential shop WRG
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Ogilvy & Mather looks for school leavers and retirees for new placement scheme
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NHS encourages virtual blood donations with augmented reality outdoor ads
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Burberry plans £100m in cost savings by 2019 as profit drops 10%
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Amazon will launch more physical retail stores
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Vita Coco wants you to get thirsty any way you can with oddball campaign
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ITV woos rising media agency talent with 'behind the scenes' VIP invitation
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My Media Week: Jim Dowling, Havas Sports & Entertainment Cake
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BoyleSports Easter ad banned for 'offensive' crucifixion image
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IPA and top advertisers unveil Effectiveness Week initiative
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Oliver hires Havas London's Olaye to lead innovation and tech
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Mel Exon to leave BBH for Sunshine

Mel Exon to leave BBH for Sunshine

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What Twitter's evolved character count means for brands and agencies
Day 2: The fog of Post-it War is spreading
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Ovo Energy seeks creative agency
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Carlsberg's Euro 2016 campaign depicts ex-footballer Desailly as French revolutionary
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Biggam and Daglish named as co-chairs of 2016 Media Week Awards
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Twitter to exclude photos and links from 140-character count
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Google launches another messaging app with Spaces
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New Thinking Awards: new categories open for innovative work
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Radiocentre appeals to Unilever's Keith Weed with rap
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Facebook takes on YouTube with launch of pre-roll video ads
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Goodstuff hopes to inspire creativity with media owner pitch to creative agencies
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Halifax launches social campaign to give consumers entertaining advice
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Apple's magic lies in the 'single line', says marketing veteran
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Pinterest to launch first TV ad on Channel 4 tonight
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Giant PG Tips monkey floats down the Thames ahead of 'green paper'
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Virgin Atlantic digs up users' old tweets for 'One day' campaign
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TfL reappoints MEC to £10m media account
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Dentsu less optimistic for 2016 despite 'excellent' Q1 in EMEA
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Aviva's ad-funded Shorts series on All 4 features 'bad driver' celebrities
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Magnetic to bring together next generation of media planners
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Monday review recap: Diageo, Fidelity, B&M, Viagra and the WFF
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Burberry braced for 7% profit drop

Burberry braced for 7% profit drop

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Alternative buyers for O2 circle after Three deal rejected
Post-it war breaks out between Havas Worldwide and Omnicom Health Group
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England footballers and fans 'invade' France in Mars ad campaign for Euro 2016
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Henry Westons cider makes TV debut in Pythonesque animated ad
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Boots channels 'chemist of the nation' heritage for new brand campaign
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Spotify hires Chris Forrester as UK country manager
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Wins this week: Specsavers, BBC, Unibet, and more
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Media Week Annual 2016 party: photos and video from the night
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Watch: The Debrief on reaching millennial women

Watch: The Debrief on reaching millennial women

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Comparethemarket.com's meerkats get their own Batman and Superman comic book
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M&S marketing boss Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne promoted
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Carla Faria: Native is the 'sweet spot'

Carla Faria: Native is the 'sweet spot'

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Discount retailer B&M seeks creative and media agencies
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Lévy: Sorrell's successor should not be 'wicked and nasty'
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JWT restructures in Korea following bribery scandal
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Immediate Media CEO: 'Print still a fantastic place to invest'
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Wll.i.am and Three join forces to launch musician's new smartwatch
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Diary: A watershed moment for Co-op Food
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ITV chief Crozier warns advertisers have 'pressed pause button' over Brexit
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Tesco CEO Lewis pockets £3m bonus
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Advertising unhealthy food to kids online could be banned in new consultation
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Eurostar shows off new trains with above-the-line campaign
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Kendall Jenner promotes Magnum Double at Cannes
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Anomaly drops fees for Lyst as part of stake deal
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UEFA Champions League and Europa League finals to be live-streamed on YouTube
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Cosmopolitan editor Storr: younger readers don't know we're a magazine
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Behind Campaign's 'new breed' campaign
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L'Oreal will co-found two companies a year to explore the future of beauty
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Google to ban payday loan ads
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Movers and shakers: Mcgarrybowen, Atom Bank, Countrywide, John Brown and more
Why design trumps advertising

Why design trumps advertising

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Welcome to Campaign Japan
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Star creatives question if media agencies can 'do creative' at Media360
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Winning Media Week 30 Under 30 can be a career 'game-changer'
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Facebook ad sales to overtake Channel 4 and Sky in the UK
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ITV claims 'good start' to 2016 despite flat growth in ad revenue
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BBC set to fall under Ofcom remit in corporation shake-up
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David Cameron enlists M&C Saatchi amid EU debate
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Publicis agencies unite for Ray-Ban repositioning brief
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Bacardi launches £25m global Grey Goose push
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Uber rival Karhoo gives full-service account to VCCP
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John Whittingdale urges industry to solve ad-blocking crisis
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Diageo joins Mediapalooza with global media review
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Iris recruits David Prideaux as joint ECD at UK division
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Turkey of the week: Pepsi "Say it with Pepsi" by BBDO
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Pick of the week: Deutsche Telekom "Sea Hero Quest' by Saatchi & Saatchi London
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Pitch update: Alzheimer's Society, Savills, TfL, BBC
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Bauer Media merges UK businesses as Goodchild departs
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Instagram refreshes with brighter logo and simpler interface
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Three owner's takeover of O2 blocked by European Commission
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Pressure group targets Unilever employees with anti-TTIP billboard
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FCB's Credle: 'If you let people fail, they get better'
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M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment expands into esports
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Deadline extension: New Thinking Awards extended to 26 May
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JCDecaux ad revenue hit after delays to 'world's biggest' digital screen rollout in London
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Creatives abroad: from Hamburg to New York
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Opentable hunts for UK agency
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WhatsApp launches standalone app on Windows and Apple computers
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Suitors line up for BHS as retailer vows not to give up
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Somethin' Else to produce social content for BBC Radio 1, 1xtra and Radio 2
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My Media Week: Andy Brown, Kantar Media

My Media Week: Andy Brown, Kantar Media

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Channel 4 blames Brexit and economic jitters for ad slowdown
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Digital Cinema Media Awards 2016 open for entries
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Govt launches hackathon to help solve child obesity
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Three Muppet ad banned after EE challenges 'undisputed' reliability claim
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John Brown Media hires Stefano Hatfield as first global editorial director
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Facebook opens dynamic ads to travel brands
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Amazon goes head-to-head with YouTube in Video Direct launch
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O2 to drop cat from evolved 'Be more dog' concept
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Soggy April dampens spirits of British retailers
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Sky launches VR trial for football broadcasting with Manchester City
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Sky launches first social push for cycling
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O2's best ads as 'Be more dog' campaign ends
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Creatives abroad: from Sydney to Hong Kong

Creatives abroad: from Sydney to Hong Kong

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Deliveroo's slot machine hands out food samples to London commuters
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Viagra faces stiff competition as Pfizer calls ad review
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Channel 4 revenue up 4% as govt eases off privatisation
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Periscope to allow drones to broadcast live video
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Gap in profits warning after 5% drop in sales
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Will Amazon Fresh transform the UK grocery industry?
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Notonthehighstreet.com celebrates 10th birthday with pop-up shopping experience
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Billboard hijacked with porn in Sweden
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Monster champions millennial job-seekers as 'masters of universe' not victims
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Creatives abroad: from Buenos Aires to London
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Mobile now makes up half of all UK ecommerce purchases with iPhone top platform
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Fortnum & Mason hands window display to Disney for first time
On Twitter, Trump and Clinton supporters share personality traits, says study
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Bafta stars criticise govt plans for BBC and Channel 4
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Terror attacks expected to hit easyJet results tomorrow
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Why the marketing industry is failing to attract the best and brightest talent
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Mini awards integrated UK account to The Brooklyn Brothers
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WPP rebrands Blue Hive to create Global Team Blue agency network
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Former GQ publisher Peter Stuart dies
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Dreams splits with Creature after four months
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Cancer Research UK wins top prize in Outdoor Planning Awards
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Bauer buys Orion Media
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B&Q most aired brand on UK TV in April
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PlayStation to take over Gogglebox ad break for new Uncharted game
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WWF launches agency brief to help save tigers
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Proximity hires Watson as managing partner
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Streaming and video downloads set to overtake DVD usage in UK
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Elgin Marbles campaigners launch provocative outdoor ad in London
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The New Day: media agencies' view on paper's closure
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Northern & Shell turns to comScore to boost audience reach claims
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Trinity Mirror's print ad revenue falls 19% as The New Day closes
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Jo Coombs named OgilvyOne CEO
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BMW launches £20m UK media contest
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Uefa in women's football push
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Ben Wood lands agencies chief role at Facebook
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ITV plots ad takeover for Queen at 90 show
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R/GA promotes Uvarov and Rufo
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DigitasLBi's Simon Gill  takes Isobar CCO role
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Netflix seeks media agency for special projects
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Mcgarrybowen names BBH's Jason Gonsalves as UK CEO
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Morris joins Stink in global CEO role
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Webster and Berwitz join McCann London's creative department
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Government seeks shop for pensions campaign
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BMB appoints Engine's Chalkley as first chief creative officer
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Pitch update: Taylors of Harrogate, Merlin, Seat, Heineken
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Pick of the week: Harvey Nichols "Bo Gilbert the 100-year-old model" by A&E/DDB
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Turkey of the week: Jacob's "#crackinduets" by 3 Monkeys Zeno, Dirty
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Trinity Mirror launches programmatic ad sales team
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Trinity Mirror set to axe The New Day two months after launch
Deutsch 'no longer going to invest in diversity,' says former head of program
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Highland Spring reviews integrated ad account
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Watch: Agencies go behind the scenes at #TwitterLive
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JWT identifies 20 female tribes in global study
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UK content marketing spend predicted to more than double by 2020
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MDC CEO Kauffman refutes claims of 'bleeding cash and issuing debt'
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ASA issues stricter guidelines for broadband ads
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Posterscope aims to bolster digital offering with acquisition of Liveposter
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Adblock Plus maker and Pirate Bay founder launch publisher payment service
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Bloomberg Media launches custom content division Kinection
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Walkers strips Lineker to his undies in Leicester City tactical ad
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SoundCloud to sell ads on UK music streaming service
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Ronseal takes over ad break with three minutes of 'watching paint dry'
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WPP confirms search has begun for Sorrell's successor
CMO Bruce McColl retires as Mars shakes up marketing structure
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Carlsberg rewards kind passengers with football tickets in Euro 2016 campaign
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Creative Circle pays tribute to Cullingham as AMV BBDO tops agency awards
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Roth Observatory reverts to The Observatory International after de-merger
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Backstreet Boys parodied in Red Brick Road's last ad for Just Eat

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