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James Swift

deputy features editor deputy features editor, Campaign

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Azerbaijan calls pitch for European Games

- The Azerbaijan government is looking for an international agency partner for the first European Games, which is being hosted by Baku in 2015.

Housing coalition launches hunt for ad agency

- Homes for Britain is looking for a creative agency to help rally public support for more housing.

Wieden & Kennedy captures Trebor's UK creative account

- Wieden & Kennedy London has landed the UK creative account for the mints brand Trebor.

Jack Wills hires Havas Work Club for digital

- Jack Wills, the fashion retailer known for its preppy clothes, has appointed Havas Work Club as its digital agency in the UK.

Hovis appoints Mother to ad account

- Hovis has appointed Mother London to its creative account after a competitive pitch.

Virgin Trains spends £8 million on advertising to refocus on its brand

- Virgin Trains has pumped £8 million into an integrated campaign, as part of a new strategy to refocus on its brand.

Philips launches campaign for app-controlled lightbulbs

- Royal Philips has released a campaign to push its new range of digitally-connected lightbulbs.

Phones 4u top 5 ads

- Following the news of Phones 4U's abrupt entry into administration, Campaign presents a list of some of the retailer's best ads.

18 Feet & Rising wins Skoda digital brief

- Skoda has handed 18 Feet & Rising a digital brief after the agency impressed the car brand during its pan-European pitch earlier this year. launches brand campaign

-, the online retailer, sets out its stall as a brand in a quirky new TV campaign.

Where the stress is

- As NABS begins a series of courses on resilience, Campaign asked high-flyers from all corners of the industry what gets them stressed and how they cope.

Severn Trent Water in hunt for creative agency

- Severn Trent Water, the water supplier, is looking for an advertising agency.

Gazprom seeks shop for creative account

- Gazprom, the Russian state-owned gas and electricity supplier, has kicked off talks with UK creative agencies about its advertising account.

OMG recruits OgilvyOne's Wickham to run Disney business

- Omnicom Media Group has hired Anthony Wickham, a managing partner at OgilvyOne, as the managing director of its Disney business.

Zone wins rehab brief

- Priory Group, which is known for its upscale rehab facilities, has appointed Zone to look after its digital strategy.

Sky calls pitch for Now TV business

- Now TV, BSkyB's video-on-demand service, is reviewing its advertising account.

Reebok Classics brand film champions 'Madchester' revival

- Reebok has released an online brand film celebrating youth culture for its Classics range of footwear.

Metro devotes issue and ads to rainbow laces campaign

- Metro, the city-centric newspaper, today devoted its entire issue to supporting Paddy Power and Stonewall's campaign against homophobia in football, and ran a host of gay-friendly ads.

Public Health England launches Stoptober with comedy campaign

- Comedians Paddy McGuinness and Alastair James Hay (Al Murray) star in Public Health England's £3.2 million campaign for Stoptober, the annual drive to encourage smokers to quit this October.

Dixons Carphone kicks off digital pitch

- Dixons Carphone, Europe's largest mobile phone retailer, is looking for an agency to create a digital and integrated brand campaign for the mobile business.

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