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Payday lender told to drop ‘Money Fairy’ from Ads

Broadcasting Standards Watchdog Ofcom have instructed payday loan company Moola to drop the character of Molly The Magical Money Fairy from television commercials aired during Children’s TV.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2013
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Price of stamps set to increase to encourage even more people not to use them

Ofcom has announced caps on the price of stamps will be withdrawn so the struggling Royal Mail will be able to charge even more for their increasingly unpopular services as they aim to return the business to profit.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2012
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Government sets up regulatory body Oftoss for crap Friday night TV

includes set-bottom boxThe Government today swung into action over growing complaints about plummeting standards in crap Friday night TV.

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Posted: Feb 26th, 2011
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12 dead in festive edition of Celebrity Total Wipeout – Extreme!

in the next series, those chosen by public vote can use RPGsThe BBC has scored a ratings hit this Christmas with a special edition of Celebrity Total Wipeout in which all 12 C-listers failed to stay the course and were stretchered off the show in coffins.

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Posted: Dec 27th, 2010
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Halifax bank radio station shut down

The radio station set up by the Halifax has been shut down by broadcasting watchdog Ofcom. Halifax FM was manned by bank workers in their spare time, enabling the bank to broadcast directly to customers on a 30-second basis most nights. However, as it had no radio licence or Restricted Service Licence, Ofcom deemed it a pirate [...]

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2010
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