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ITV to have advertisements during Peston pauses

TV commercials will feature during gaps in Robert Peston’s ‘idiosyncratic’ speech, when he joins the independent broadcaster next year.

ITV spokesperson Micky Smyth told a press conference that said the idea would both enhance ITV shareholder’s profits and provide a useful way of informing viewers without compromising editorial standards or impartiality. Products to be unpredictably ‘micro-advertised’, while Peston thinks up what to say next include holidays in Egypt, male grooming products and something else, as yet not thought of but probably just as commercially lucrative.

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Posted: Nov 9th, 2015
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Waitrose to go door-to-door making people cry in ‘targeted’ Christmas campaign

This child is later shown being sent back down t'pitWaitrose have announced that they are eschewing the traditional TV Christmas ad campaign; instead, they have unveiled ‘(an) individually-tailored campaign of lachrymosity.’

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2014
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Silvio Berlusconi off to Iceland after hearing about Bardarbunga action

The frozen-faced former Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, jetted in to Reykjavik late last night in a state of high excitement expecting a bout of sexual gymnastics for the elderly.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2014
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Royal Institute of Shelf-stackers welcomes IDS backing

‘Some smart people think that geology is more important than stacking supermarket shelves,’ said Sir Rufus Smith, president of the RISS, ‘so it’s good news to hear Mr Duncan Smith defending our noble discipline.’

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2013
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Red Bull to sponsor Extreme Fly-Tipping finals

Britain is gearing up for the finals of the 2011 Extreme Fly-Tipping Championship, but with growing protests from local authorities and residents alike, this year’s finals seem set to be the most controversial yet.

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2011
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