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Study Finds Homes on Embarrassing U.K. Roads Are 20% Cheaper Time to house hunt on Crotch Crescent!

If you're looking for a good deal on a home in England, you might want to consider an address on Crotch Crescent, Turkey Cock Lane or Clitterhouse Road. Real estate website…

February 26, 2014, 1:56 PM EST

Glue Isobar Gets AKQA's Bailey Aegis shop hires new executive creative director

Aegis-owned Isobar has hired AKQA executive creative director Nick Bailey as the new executive creative director of its U.K. digital shop, glue Isobar. Bailey will oversee creative across glue Isobar's clients,…

January 31, 2013, 4:00 AM EST

LinkedIn Hits Big Milestone; Brands Could Flock Next Networking site gets to 200 million after launching more ad products

LinkedIn has surpassed 200 million users, the firm announced today, while breaking out where they live for the benefit of advertisers and curious tech watchers. Seventy-four million are in the…

January 9, 2013, 11:24 AM EST

Bon Appétweet! Twitter Opens Paris Office Social firm now in seven international markets

Twitter's global expansion continued today as the social firm announced it was opening a sales office in Paris at the LeWeb conference in The City of Light, per a Twitter…

December 4, 2012, 5:37 PM EST

Wanna Bet? Facebook Gambling Debuts U.K. is first country with real-money gaming on the social site

As if some folks haven’t found Facebook addictive enough, its users in the United Kingdom can now gamble. The U.K. is the first country to get offered real-money gaming on…

August 7, 2012, 2:36 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: McDonald's With the Bacon, Chicken and Onion sandwich, three is the magic number

Some combinations are greater than the sum of their parts. In this feel-good spot for McDonald's Bacon, Chicken and Onion sandwich, the brand focuses on the virtues of the number…

August 23, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT

Marmite Spokescritters Have Had Their Fill of Haute Cuisine

I've always thought the word Marmite sounds vaguely Biblical. Go-eth ye not into the land of the Marmites, sayeth the Lord! In fact, it's a thick, yeast-based food paste that's…

July 6, 2011, 9:12 PM EDT

U.K. Ad Spending Forecast Downgraded Slump expected for second half of 2011

British media investment management firm Group M downgraded its forecast for U.K. ad spending for 2011. The company now predicts 1.5 percent total growth of U.K. ad spending year on…

June 22, 2011, 4:36 AM EDT

U.K. Viewers Ignore Product Placement Advisory 'P' logo goes unnoticed

Product placement in television programming is a clever way for advertisers to subliminally reach viewers. In the U.K., the practice is carefully monitored by the government and accompanied by a…

June 20, 2011, 5:12 AM EDT

Police Ads Strike Sour Note With U.K. Home Office Campaign against budget cuts angers officials

The United Kingdom’s Home Office is not happy with the Police. Officials say a recent ad campaign by the Police Federation isn’t up to code. The police officers’ representative group…

May 11, 2011, 5:28 AM EDT