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  1. Larcombe looks to exploit the bear marketRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Brand Republic

    Virgin Media's marketing supremo hopes Liberty's backing and a grizzly new brand mascot can rattle Sky, John Tylee writes. Bob's your uncle The son of a psychology teacher and armed with a psychology degree from the University of Leeds, Larcombe thought he knew where his chosen path lay.

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  2. Wilko Johnson said he has been cured of cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Witney Gazette

    ... in the best video category to Jamie xx. The event, formally known as the Xperia Access Q Awards and hosted by Absolute Radio's Christian O'Connell, also saw wins for former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr and XTC songwriter Andy Partridge. He said: ...

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  3. Kasabian named best act in worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... in the best video category to Jamie xx. The event, formally known as the Xperia Access Q Awards and hosted by Absolute Radio's Christian O'Connell, also saw wins for former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr and XTC songwriter Andy Partridge. He said: ...

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  4. Kasabian beat Kate Bush at Q AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | BBC News

    ... north London. Ed Sheeran was crowned best solo artist at the Grosvenor House event, which was hosted by Absolute Radio DJ Christian O'Connell. French composer Jean Michel Jarre, Johnny Marr of The Smiths and The Charlatans were among the other ...

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  5. Kate Bush, Paolo Nutini in running for Q AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... helped make 2014 a brilliant year." The event - officially called the Xperia Access Q Awards - is hosted by Absolute Radio presenter Christian O'Connell at the Grosvenor House hotel in central London. We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on ...

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  6. How Richard Branson Built a $5 Billion Fortune From ScratchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    Outspoken entrepreneur Richard Branson has become one of the richest people in the U.K. through five decades of savvy business dealings. Branson's net worth of $4.9 billion makes him almost 10 times wealthier than Queen Elizabeth II! Branson has owned parts of dozens of major businesses over the years.

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  7. Audioboom installs new board members as customer base rises sharplyRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Digital social media audio platform Audioboom Group PLC has announced on Monday that it has two new additions to its board members namely Malcolm Wall, Non Executive Chairman and Jason MacKay, Non Executive Director, the company said in a statement on Monday. The statement, which also appeared on investing news source Morningstar, revealed that Wall has extensive experience working with the biggest names in international entertainment and media.

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  8. Should brands be held to their straplines?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Brand Republic

    Following Red Bull's announcement that it will pay US citizens who have bought one of its drinks $10 for failing to give them wings, Campaign asked industry experts whether brands should have to honour everything they in their marketing. Benjamin Careathers, a regular Red Bull drinker, sued Red Bull, claiming that despite having drunk Red Bull for many years he had not developed wings or improved his athletic or intellectual performance.

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  9. ASA: Weekly Adjudications PublishedRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | WireNews+Co

    ASA adjudications provide important guidance to advertisers on how the Advertising Codes are to be interpreted. They act as a transparent record of our policy for consumers, media, government, industry and society at large on what is and isn't acceptable in advertising.

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  10. Virgin Media 'misleading' ad banned by ASA after BSkyB complainsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Brand Republic

    The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Virgin Media TV ad starring David Tennant for being misleading, following complaints from BSkyB. The battle between telecoms providers continues, with Virgin Media losing this particular skirmish.

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  11. Local TV takes to the air in CardiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Newsday

    But deputy culture minister Ken Skates said he was concerned public funds were being diverted from traditional broadcasters to support "struggling" local TV stations across the UK. Local television services were created after a move by the UK government to replicate the success of similar small broadcasters in the USA.

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  12. Royal hoax DJ Mel Greig says she is wiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... in general but her passion was radio. Greig was accompanied at the conference by a manager from UK network Absolute Radio, however when Fairfax (and then Greig) asked if they would offer her a job he laughed and declined to comment, saying he had to ...

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  13. Greig says she is ready to go back on airRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... in general but her passion was radio. Greig was accompanied at the conference by a manager from UK network Absolute Radio, however when Fairfax (and then Greig) asked if they would offer her a job he laughed and declined to comment, saying he had to ...

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  14. Mel Greig says she is ready to broadcast againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Age

    ... in general but her passion was radio. Greig was accompanied at the conference by a manager from UK network Absolute Radio, however when Fairfax (and then Greig) asked if they would offer her a job he laughed and declined to comment, saying he had to ...

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  15. U.K.a TMs Digital One DAB Network Will Expand CoverageRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Radio Magazine

    The U.K's national, commercial DAB network, known as Digital One, plans to commission four new transmitter sites before the end of this year, and an additional five next year. Improved coverage is expected for Absolute Radio, LBC, Premier, Kiss, Classic FM, talkSPORT, Absolute 80s, Capital Xtra, BFBS, Planet Rock, Smooth Radio, TeamRock, Absolute 90s and UCB UK-all stations found on the multiplex system.

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  16. Should brands be held to their straplines?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Brand Republic

    Following Red Bull's announcement that it will pay US citizens who have bought one of its drinks $10 for failing to give them wings, Campaign asked industry experts whether brands should have to honour everything they in their marketing. Benjamin Careathers, a regular Red Bull drinker, sued Red Bull, claiming that despite having drunk Red Bull for many years he had not developed wings or improved his athletic or intellectual performance.

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  17. UK Consumers Show Interest in Mobile and Home Broadband BundlesRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | PR Log

    An Internet poll conducted with 700 readers of the ISPreview.co.uk consumer information website has discovered that BT's plan to launch a consumer mobile service may have limited appeal, with just 16.5% of respondents saying they were interested. PRLog - Oct. 13, 2014 - LONDON, U.K. -- A new survey of 699 ISPreview.co.uk readers in the United Kingdom, which was conducted during September 2014, has suggested that BT's plan to re-enter the country's mobile communications market with a new service for domestic consumers, which might also be followed by a similar proposition from BSkyB , may indeed be attractive to a modest number of potential customers; but it probably won't reshape the landscape.

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  18. Ebola Cases In UK Within Month...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Key 103

    Sally Davies said: "The big problem is in West Africa where the doubling rate is every four weeks and it really is going up and up, so it will not be surprising if we have spillover into this country. But after a nationwide drill to test Britain's readiness for an outbreak, the Health Secretary said he was "doubly reassured" the NHS could cope.

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  19. Ebola Drill Tests UK's Readiness For OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | LBC 97.3

    A nationwide drill to test Britain's readiness for an ebola outbreak has left the Health Secretary "doubly reassured" the country could cope. Jeremy Hunt said the eight-hour simulation at locations across the country proved "robust plans" were in place if the disease, which has killed more than 4,000 people in West Africa, reached the UK.

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  20. Breaking Bad's Los Pollos Hermanos chicken comes to life at new TV-inspired dinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    A new TV diner will offer up tasty meals inspired by best-loved TV shows and movies including Breaking Bad, Dexter and Pulp Fiction A new pop-up diner from Virgin Media is bringing to life tasty fictional treats from some of our favourite shows and movies. As well as the Los Pollos Hermanos chicken, you could sample the deliciously meaty Big Kahuna Burger and $5 shake made famous in Pulp Fiction, or even IT Crowd favourite Moss' Smarties cereal.

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