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Pitch Update: BT, EE, Labour Party, Deutsche Telekom, Cunard, Bosch and more

It's been a week full of wins as Campaign lists the latest pitch news.

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BT Sport to transfer to Discovery as joint venture goes ahead

Deal will combine BT Sport with Eurosport UK, and Discovery having the opportunity to buy BT’s shareholding in the venture through a call option.

A nicely dressed couple stands on the deck of a cruise ship at night time, gazing at the stars

Cunard consolidates UK media and creative business

Wavemaker was the incumbent on the media account, while the cruise line already worked with the7stars on creative through Supernova.

Picture of Candid Group’s founder and board president ​​Gérard Ghazarian standing alongside Dan Cullen-Shute, Ben Middleton, Stu Outhwaite-Noel, and Rudiger Wanck

Creature London bought by Dutch agency Candid

Under the deal, the Dutch shop XXS will rebrand as Creature Amsterdam to become Creature’s first international office.

Three Fifa players wearing a Hope United kit featuring the BT logo stand on a football pitch

BT and EE move CRM account without a pitch

Publicis Groupe has also won the BT Sport account, which Saatchi & Saatchi has won.

From left: Jens Pfau, Philipp Schwartz, Tammy Einav and Rick Brim

Adam & Eve/DDB opens Berlin office and joins Deutsche Telekom European roster

The team will be led by chief creative officer Jens Pfau, alongside chief strategic officer Philipp Schwartz.

Two billboards saying 'it's probably nothing prepared me for this' and 'bloating all the time to get it checked'

TBWA\London takes Ovarian Cancer Action campaign to Twitter

Campaign highlights how easy it is to overlook the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

Fashion designer Stella McCartney and a group of five fashion design students

Stella McCartney and Lenovo team up on sustainable fashion design course

The partnership, developed by Neverland, sees McCartney inspire students from the Central Saint Martins MA Design course to explore the relationship between fashion and technology.

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Stoneleigh Wine opens plant surgery at Broadway Market

Activation will run for three days and invites people to have their plants nurtured whilst sipping on a glass of wine in an immersive natural forest.

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Dreams launches creative review after split with Uncommon

The agency had held the account since 2019.

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IPA reveals iList 2022

Thirty 'guiding lights' helping to shift the culture within the industry and demanding better representation in creative work have been named.

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ISBA expands influencer code of conduct to cover diversity

Signatories commit to addressing pay gaps in influencer marketing as well as working to address diversity in their own marketing teams.

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Samsung apologises after running ad sparks backlash

The campaign, which was created by Ogilvy New York, features a woman running alone at night.

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Government to press ahead with privatisation of Channel 4

The government is also proposing bringing streaming giants under UK jurisdiction and making them subject to a video-on-demand code.

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Meta warns industry to address 'uncomfortable truths' about diversity

Meta's Zehra Chatoo called on attendees at IAB Engage to create conditions for audiences to 'challenge bias and call things out'.

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‘We’re here for the long term’: New Zealand agency Special on why it’s launching in UK

Tony Bradbourne, founder of Special, tells Campaign why the time is right to launch an office in the 'tough and competitive' London market.

Shelley Smoler

Droga5 London promotes Shelley Smoler to chief creative officer

She takes over from David Kolbusz, who is leaving the agency in May.

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New Zealand agency Special opens London office led by Jennifer Black

Former Havas executive will run UK operation for Campaign’s 2021 Global Creative Agency of the Year.

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ASA bans two Google ads for being 'reminiscent' of editorial content

The ads were screened during Taskmaster and showed celebrities completing tasks in a similar style to the programme.

Bill Scott

Accenture Interactive names new MD

The appointment follows the departure of Ben Bilboul.