UK

Banned for not featuring women. Political correctness gone wild

Political correctness has truly gone too far in the UK. Despite the core audience being 87.5% male, a PC Specialist ad has been banned for perpetuating “harmful gender stereotypes”. The commercial isn’t diverse enough featuring a white man, a black man and an Asian man. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (UK’s regulator of advertising) banned ad after just eight “deeply offended” people complained. Just recently, a Volkswagen commercial ad was also banned in the UK for violating “gender stereotypes” because it showed a woman caring for a baby. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority also banned a commercial with a sexy

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Misfortunes of fugitive Russian oligarchs in the West

The British have rich historical experience in taking away money from wealthy foreign oligarchs. The same fate befell the Russian oligarchs. Fleeing to London, despite their billions, they found themselves in a position of social outcasts Foreigner within Elena Baturina the wife of the former mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov, became a persona non grata in London. Elena Baturina the president of Inteco Management Corporation, considered to be the richest woman in Russia, was not accepted into the British elite. The other day, she was simply dismissed from the board of the charity Mayor`s Foundation for London (MFL) – an

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