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Burger King parks a Whopper outside Parliament

The original 'Brexit bus' was acutely damaging for trust in the advertising industry, so it was only a matter of time before the infamous episode became an ad in itself.

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Spotify hits pause to remind listeners to register to vote

To reach young people where they were already operating online and encourage them to register to vote, Spotify partnered with Digitas UK to create ‘It’s Our Time’, a 'track-like' ad that becomes part of your playlist.

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Ballantine’s Artist series underlines the power of brands to drive creativity

Ballantine’s collaboration with Brooklyn artist Scott Albrecht beautifully brings the brand’s ‘Time Well Spent’ positioning to life.

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Cadbury’s Secret Santa delivers random acts of kindness

Secret Santa appeals to the generosity of spirit many people experience at this time of year, capturing people’s imaginations and delivering festive cheer.

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Amazon Alexa demonstrates the difference technology can make to the visually impaired

Technology can act as a solution to issues people with visual impairments face when it comes to access to information.

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M&S want you to Go Pyjamas this Christmas

Pyjamas are the backbone of festive days, a reality that M&S have chosen to highlight in their latest spot, ‘Go Pyjamas’.

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Tesco visit the ghosts of Christmas past to help deliver festive cheer in their 100th year

It is a fact that in times of turbulence or economic and emotional uncertainty, we look to nostalgia to solve our problems or simply to seek comfort or reassurance.

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Dogs Trust reinforces its message that a dog is for life, not just for Christmas

On average, Dogs Trust receives one call every six minutes from people wanting to give up their dog. The charity's famous slogan is one that we are all familiar with and yet the statistics reveal that the problem still persists.

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How Renault made us fall in love with car advertising again

Today’s Renault Clio features the very latest technological innovations. Yet, as their new ad showcases so beautifully, it’s the societal and cultural shifts that have occurred over the past decades that are the most profound.

By Nicola Kemp

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IKEA wants to ‘Silence the Critics’ this Christmas

While many ads champion the history of Christmas or the joyful festive spirit that is so pervasive in brand messaging at this time of year, IKEA’s campaign is a refreshing moment of humour.

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How Raws set out to create a plastic free straw

With a ban on plastic straws coming into effect in 2020, Manifest worked with Raws to introduce a sustainable, bio-degradable alternative.

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LinkedIn asks job seekers, what are you searching for?

When it comes to careers, people's priorities are now different and workplaces are having to shift to accommodate that by asking what people want and actually listening to the answers.

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Argos reawakens nostalgia for their Christmas catalogue

In the midst of an uncertain political climate, Argos' Christmas ad from The&Partnership hits the right notes with its focus on pure joy.

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The NHS wants to remind us this is what nurses look like

In the midst of a somewhat toxic political climate, the NHS's latest ad is a shining example of what male strength actually looks like and evidence of the transformative power of inclusive creativity.

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Why Bite Back 2030 is highlighting the deliberate marketing tactics of the food industry

The UK has the worst childhood obesity rates in Western Europe; 3.3 million children are overweight according to Bite Back 2030, a youth-led movement calling for the food industry to put the health of young people ahead of profit.

By Izzy Ashton

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