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Latest news

13th May 2016: ROI Business & Consumer Magazines, ROI Paid Newspaper & Free Letterbox Delivery changes issued

6th May 2016: UK Consumer Magazine changes issued

3rd March 2016: National Newspaper changes issued

15th January 2015: UK Consumer Magazine, UK Regional Publication & UK Consumer Magazine changes issued. All Standards updated to Version 1 2016.  

23rd December 2015: ROI Business & Consumer Magazines, ROI Paid Newspaper changes issued

3rd December 2015: National Newspaper changes issued



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