A spokeswoman for the university said: "We sincerely apologise for any offence this advert
may have caused to anyone associated with the police force.
The broadcaster's mistake has been investigated in-house and a Sky spokesman said yesterday: "We are taking appropriate steps to help ensure this does not happen again and that all adverts
are delivered within the new voluntary code during a live broadcast."
It found the advert
"relied on the stereotype that men were unable to care for children as well as women".
And, this isn't the only talk surrounding the advert
Renowned director Ridley Scott, who launched his career with the original advert
, has remastered it in conjunction with the British Film Institute (BFI) national archive.
It's not the first time a Teessider has appeared in a national television advert
, titled 'The Boy and the Piano', looks back at his life and career following many significant points on his road to fame and fortune, which all leads back to his first time tinkling the ivories as a young child.
In a break from tradition, this year John Lewis isn't plugging plushy toys, telescopes or alarm clocks with its advert
- instead, it's selling the idea of something being more than a gift, namely a piano that can nurture talent and spark something more permanent.
starrs an Israeli model, and starts with a woman taking off her niqab with an opening caption: "Is Iran here?"
I think that everyone is fed up of seeing adverts
on TV these days and I believe that I have a solution to this.
But some were left scratching their heads as to whether the Christmas advert
had come early when it aired during a break in The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4.
was put out as part of the company's 'Drive Smug' campaign - however Trossachs and Teith Tory councillor Jeremy McDonald believes it is in poor taste, saying it makes light of issues surrounding domestic abuse.
Fairyhill chiefs admitted they didn't realise the full impact of obsessive compulsive disorder on sufferers and vowed to release a new advert
following the row.
A few months ago, multinational company Unilever caused an uproar online when an advert
that some people termed to be steering racism appeared on their website and on other social media platforms.
Pamela Taylor, who is originally from Walton, stars alongside other Liverpudlians in the new advert
- which promotes the store's glutenfree range.