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The Olympic Stadium’s future is still not agreed

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West Ham United named the "first-ranked bidder", although they may have to wait awhile

Osborne commits extra £1 billion for roads and a Tube line extension

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Work started to clear the Olympic Stadium at Stratford the day after the Paralympic Games closing ceremony

West Ham owners promise not to cut and run as Olympic Stadium bid proves successful

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Time for an economics lesson, Mr Mackenzie

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London’s Mayor Boris Johnson insists there will still be press briefings

New restrictions on briefing journalists are 'unreasonable', claim police chiefs

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“Shall I tell you the best thing about Jodhpur? It's not the old walled city and its picturesque markets and blissfully defecating cows. It's not even the Fort of the Maharajas, with its huge pink barrels of stone soaring above the acropolis. It's the zip wire.”

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