Athletes parade McCartney’s 2012 range


Daily Mail
athletes parade McCartney’s 2012 range
Reuters UK
By Martyn Herman | LONDON (Reuters) – The Stella McCartney-designed kit to be worn by Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic teams at London 2012 got its first airing on Thursday as a host of medal prospects strutted their stuff at the Tower of London.

City’s treasure island


Sheffield Telegraph
City’s treasure island
Sheffield Telegraph
Museum Sheffield’s latest exhibition is showcasing Sheffield’s Global Treasures on the run up to London 2012. A Kandy Mask from Sri Lanka pre 1931 OVER the years children visiting Weston Park Museum, or the City Museum as it once was,  

Princess Diana’s former home Kensington Palace reopens


The Nation, Pakistan
Princess Diana’s former home Kensington Palace reopens
Vancouver Sun
Visitors – who officials hope will come in droves during a summer in which London hosts both the Olympic Games and celebrations for the queen’s Diamond Jubilee – can explore dozens of rooms in the spruced-up palace. “When you come here, you meet four

£9 hotels rooms launch in London

£9 hotels rooms launch in London
TravelBite.co.uk
The rooms may even be the cheapest accommodation in the whole of London this summer as the city prepares for a massive influx in tourism during the 2012 Olympic Games and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Tune Hotel Paddington, which will be the third London

Five popular London tourist sites

Five popular London tourist sites
Fox News
A Beefeater at the Tower of LondonAP Inside the Tate ModernAP Camden MarketReuters British MuseumReuters Royal Botanical GardenReuters Next Slide Previous Slide For a city over 2000 years old, Londonremains remarkably young and exuberant. 

Airbnb Buys Competitor for London Olympics


VentureBeat
Airbnb Buys Competitor for London Olympics
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Nick Clayton When the London Olympics comes to town at the end of July there will be huge demand for accommodation in the UK capital. It should be a great opportunity for Airbnb, the San Francisco-based company which is attempting to corner the

London getting up to speed for Olympics


Telegraph.co.uk
London getting up to speed for Olympics
Boston Globe
Coe denied the charges, but the London Assembly’s pointed comments added to the pessimism and skepticism surrounding the Games at home. Worried about security and about Olympic crowds bringing an already congested city to a standstill, some Londoners

Airlines warn of Olympic chaos at London airports


Financial Times
Airlines warn of Olympic chaos at London airports
Reuters
By Michael Holden | LONDON (Reuters) – The heads of four leading airlines have warned the British government there could be chaos at London’s airports during this summer’s Olympic Games, which would cause major embarrassment to the country unless a

London 2012 organizers confirm route for Olympic Flame – Times of India


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London 2012 organizers confirm route for Olympic Flame
Times of India
LONDON: The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) on Monday confirmed the route for over 7300 people who will be carrying the Olympic Flame as torchbearers in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

Olympics 2012: Diana Gould, 100-Year Old Woman, Among London Olympics Torch


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Olympics 2012: Diana Gould, 100-Year Old Woman, Among London Olympics Torch
Huffington Post
The youngest and the oldest London 2012 Olympic torch relay runners Dominic John MacGowan, right, aged 11, from Birmingham, England, and Dinah Gould, aged 99 (she will be 100 on May 23), from Harrow, London each hold a torch as they pose for the media
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