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Deliveroo advert banned for misleading customers

One of the most complained-about adverts of the year – from food delivery service Deliveroo – has been banned by the advertising regulator

4 December 2019

'Misleading' smart meter ad banned

A 'misleading' radio advert which claimed installing a smart meter could save consumers an average of 354 kilowatt hours a year has been banned

6 March 2019

Broadband adverts to show AVERAGE speeds

From next week, adverts from broadband providers will all have to show the average rather than the top speeds they offer

18 May 2018

Argos cleared over increase in prices before 3for2 sale - but it did make a price-labelling 'error'

The advertising watchdog has cleared Argos over claims it hiked a number of prices just before its popular 3for2 sale

23 March 2018

Ads for Viagogo, StubHub, Seatwave and Get Me In banned by ASA

Four major secondary ticketing websites have had their adverts banned because they didn't make additional fees clear

7 March 2018

Advertising watchdog bans fake Facebook 'Martin Lewis' ads

Three Facebook ads which used images of founder Martin Lewis have broken advertising rules

18 October 2017

MSE reports Argos to advertising watchdog over 3for2 toy sale

The advertising watchdog will

29 September 2017

Currys rapped for 'Save £200' laptop ad which did not represent a genuine saving

Currys PC World has been rebuked for a misleading advert which claimed customers could

14 June 2017

Clampdown on 'misleading' broadband ads as new rules come into force

Telecoms firms can no longer separate the cost of broadband and line rental from today

31 October 2016

'Misleading' Walkers crisps competition banned

The advertising watchdog has banned an ad for a Walkers crisps competition after more than 100 complaints

17 August 2016

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