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Giffgaff uses Croydon as setting for their Blade Runner-style ad

Mobile phone provider Giffgaff’s latest television ad campaign, launched last Friday, portrays Croydon as a dystopian hell hole populated by louts and beset by antisocial conduct in rubbish-strewn, semi-derelict streets. The campaign – called Ode to Bad – seeks to … Continue reading

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Rooney named as shooting witness in Pistorius murder trial

Croydon’s Olympic sprinter Martyn Rooney was with Oscar Pistorius and two other dinner guests in a restaurant when the “Blade Runner” is alleged to have fired a pistol, a court in Pretoria heard this week during the South African Paralympian’s … Continue reading

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