Thrones ex­ecs play se­cu­rity Game to stop nude pic leak

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GAME Of Thrones bosses have splurged £25,000 a DAY to stop se­cret NUDE snaps of star Lena Headey go­ing on­line.

Ber­muda born Lena – who plays vil­lain­ous Cer­sei Lan­nis­ter in the swords and sor­cery epic – has been in Croa­tia film­ing con­tro­ver­sial scenes, where she struts through the streets of Dubrovnik com­pletely STARK­ERS.

And in a bid to make sure no images of the 41-year-old ( above) go vi­ral ahead of the new se­ries next year, HBO have em­ployed 200 se­cu­rity guards to pro­tect the set.

Pho­tos are banned and those in the area have been forced to sign con­fi­den­tial­ity agree­ments – worth a stag­ger­ing £200,000.

On top of that, they’ve had to pay to re­lo­cate shop own­ers for the du­ra­tion of the film­ing – which lasted FOUR days.

The scenes have caused con­tro­versy from the be­gin­ning – with town of­fi­cials orig­i­nally ban­ning it, to help pro­tect lo­cal sex­u­al­ity laws.

How­ever, they had a change of heart a cou­ple of weeks later when they re­alised the num­ber of jobs and ex­tra in­come film­ing would gen­er­ate for lo­cals.

POUND­WORLD’S claim of “ev­ery­thing’s £1” has been banned by the ad­ver­tis­ing watch­dog after a punter spot­ted “spe­cial” items on sale for £3 and £8.99.

A shop­per said the claim was mis­lead­ing after see­ing the “man­ager spe­cial” items in a store.

The high street dis­count store ar­gued that the “man­ager spe­cials” were oc­ca­sional of­fers – in ad­di­tion to their £1 items – that usu­ally ran dur­ing the Christ­mas pe­riod and at ran­dom and in­fre­quent in­ter­vals for the re­main­der of the year.

The company said it had a strat­egy with Trad­ing Stan­dards for ad­ver­tis­ing such spe­cials to en­sure they were sep­a­rate from £1 items.

Up­hold­ing the com­plaint, the Ad­ver­tis­ing Stan­dards Au­thor­ity said: “We con­sid­ered a sig­nif­i­cant draw of the claim would be that con­sumers would ex­pect to pay no more than £1 for any of the items in the store.

“We con­cluded that the claim was mis­lead­ing.”

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