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Wednesday 15 August 2012
Bogus letters were left around London to test city's new-found public spirit. Charlie Cooper has the results
Monday 13 August 2012
More than 3,000 people have come forward to get involved with sport since the beginning of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Mayor Boris Johnson said today.
Friday 10 August 2012
The Man Who Pays His Way
Thursday 09 August 2012
Cleaners on London’s Tube network have gone on strike for 48 hours in a dispute over bonus payments they have demanded for working during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Spectators travelling to the Games today have been affected by delays on three Tube lines.
Monday 06 August 2012
The Olympics is proving a boost to retailing and tourism, it was announced today.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Saturday 04 August 2012
London's transport system was coping well with the huge crowds on Super Saturday - one of the busiest days of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Friday 03 August 2012
The man who pays his way
Thursday 02 August 2012
Even as Stratford – home of the Olympic Park – is booming, the West End is, by London standards at least, all but deserted. For all that Londoners are glorying in the novelty of finding a seat on the Underground and not having to book ahead for a table at the capital's more popular restaurants, dark warnings of another economic hit are gaining in volume. The number of shoppers was down by an economically unhelpful 11 per cent last weekend, restaurateurs are bemoaning turnover at less than half of usual levels, and theatre bookings are set to fall by around a third.
Saturday 28 July 2012
For most of Theatreland, it's business as usual as the Olympics kick off. Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi has gone dark for the duration, but the majority of stages, used to a summer slump, have not noticed the dreaded Games effect.
Thursday 26 July 2012
i writers battle London's Olympic restrictions – and each other – to cross the capital
Thursday 26 July 2012
Plans for an £8bn redevelopment of Battersea power station were unveiled last night as a precursor for a series of trade deals that the Government hopes will be clinched during the Olympics.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
British athletes weren’t short of complaints about the living conditions in the athletes’ village at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and now managers of this year’s Indian delegation in London have taken their sweet revenge.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
One of London's main Olympic transport routes failed its first major test ahead of the Games yesterday when tens of thousands faced severe delays as they journeyed to the Olympic Stadium to watch a dress rehearsal for the Opening Ceremony.
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