Paper Round (30 July) - Which brands are advertising in the national press?

After the opening of the UK's first new high street bank in 150 years, Metro Bank, yesterday, the London based operation has got a scattering of coverage in the national press.

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The Times parallels the queues of people waiting to open an account at the bank with the last time people notably queued up at a bank – to withdraw their money from Northern Rock in 2007.

The Independent pictures one of the owner's pet terriers, which was there at the opening, while dog treats were given out in the new branch.

Heathrow reminds readers of The Independent that they can save money buying goods, such as the iPhone, at the airport. BMI airlines runs a front page strip ad on The Daily Telegraph to alert readers to its Friday afternoon deals, while other travel companies continue long-running campaigns to attract last-minute holiday bookings.

The Open University runs an ad in The Independent, targeting mature students wanting a change of career.

PC World advertises the iPad, now available in its stores along with Comet, now also stocking Apple’s latest must-have product.

Tescos undercuts M&S, offering an "eat in deal for two" at £9, compared to the M&S deal for £10. All the supermarkets are preparing for the weekend shop with deals on essentials and alcohol.

Laura Ashley warns its summer sale ends this weekend in The Independent while ads for home improvement products are still scattered around the press.

Cosmetics brand No7 is offering a free gift to consumers when they spend £22 on products and brands including Sure and Nivea are being pushed by supermarkets.

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