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Monday 30 July 2012
Two dancers who kissed as part of the Olympics opening ceremony have dismissed claims of a real-life romance and have stated that it was 'purely professional'.
Friday 27 July 2012
Finally, the Games are here – and I still have to pinch myself to believe they are happening. As an adopted Londoner – I live in east London and work in the Olympic heartland of Newham – my emotions today as the curtain goes up are a mixture of excitement, immense pride, and great anticipation. The goose bumps have already started.
Monday 23 July 2012
Road restrictions in place ahead of the Olympics caused some long delays today, according to traffic information company Inrix.
Friday 20 July 2012
Ah free schools, David Cameron said last week, "symbolise everything that is good about the revolution that we are bringing to Britain's schools: choice for parents... free schools work and parents and teachers want more of them. So more is what they are going to get".
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Vitali Klitschko has reminded David Haye he rejected the chance to meet in a heavyweight super fight in favour of facing Dereck Chisora.
Monday 16 July 2012
The family of a teenager murdered after going missing a decade ago made an emotional plea today as police confirmed they had found her body.
Sunday 15 July 2012
Chisora's dogged resistance is broken in fifth round as Haye ponders his next move – now the real fight begins over the future of British boxing
Thursday 12 July 2012
Detectives have been granted more time to question four people arrested this month over a suspected terror plot in the UK.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
It is more than seven years since one of the country's poorest boroughs found out it was to host the Olympic Games, but despite the billions of pounds of public money that has been spent in the area, the borough of Newham is now comparatively worse off in terms of income and unemployment than it was in 2005.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Two new reports reveal England's worst-hit regions
Saturday 16 June 2012
A Russian-born welder who appeared at the Old Bailey in a hospital bed has been jailed for at least 30 years for the murders of his ex-wife and mother-in-law.
Friday 15 June 2012
A man who made legal history by appearing in court in a hospital bed is due to be sentenced today for murdering his ex-wife and mother-in-law.
Thursday 14 June 2012
Jussi Jaaskelainen has agreed to move to Premier League newcomers West Ham United from Bolton Wanderers.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
The organisers of the controversial bout between David Haye and Dereck Chisora are certain that the 14 July grudge match will take place despite a threat to expel the Luxembourg Boxing Federation from the European Boxing Union.
Saturday 02 June 2012
When Paul Sathianesan got off the plane at Gatwick Airport to begin a new life in a new country, all he had with him were two shirts, two pairs of trousers, a sarong and a container of soil from his homeland, Sri Lanka.
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