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  • IOC rejects worldwide calls for opening ceremony memorial to murdered Israelis

    IOC rejects worldwide calls for opening ceremony memorial to murdered Israelis
    LONDON – As worldwide pressure grows for a memorial to the 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre during Friday’s opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee continues to be resolutely...
  • London's colorful mayor wins a second term

     
    Boris Johnson, the floppy-haired, often hilarious mayor of London, wins a second term. Johnson, a Conservative, beats Labor Party candidate Ken Livingstone, the man who was mayor of the British capital before him....
  • Must Reads: Foie gras, Mo Farah and a hotly debated memorial

     
    From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news....
  • London Olympics: Making sport of mascots Wenlock, Mandeville

     
    As the Olympics kick off in London, many spectators have been baffled and spooked by mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, billed as bits of Olympic stadium steel enchanted by a rainbow. The curious creatures, named for a Shropshire town and a hospital with...
  • Londoners go to the polls in mayoral elections for Olympic city

     
    Londoners choose their mayor; London's present leader looks likely to remain;...
  • Lit Life: New guide to bustling London falls short of the gold standard

    Lit Life: New guide to bustling London falls short of the gold standard
    No city is beloved by everyone, and George Bernard Shaw was among those who never fell under the fabled sway of his adopted hometown: "London, when you have once seen it, is inconceivable, and the more you have seen of it, the less you can believe in it,"...
  • Olympic Torch Begins Trek Around London

    Olympic Torch Begins Trek Around London
    LONDON -- The Olympic torch relay began its first full day in London on Saturday, marking the start of the final week-long countdown to the opening of the 2012 Games. The flame was handed to the day's first torchbearer in Greenwich, home to the...
  • Mayor Hopes London Torch Tour To Lift Olympic Mood

    Mayor Hopes London Torch Tour To Lift Olympic Mood
    LONDON (Reuters) - Crowds of thousands cheered the Olympic torch relay through London on Saturday on the final leg of its tour around Britain, generating excitement that organizers hope will dispel lingering fears about the event's organization and...
  • British leaders upset over Romney's Olympic comments

    British leaders upset over Romney's Olympic comments
    The 2012 Summer Olympics start Friday in London. But amid the pomp and pageantry, there's controversy. At issue are comments made by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. "It's hard to know just how well it will turn out," Romney told...
  • Mitt Romney upsets Brits

    Mitt Romney upsets Brits
    London, England -  The London Olympic Games have the first of many 'instant' heroes who have spent 'years' perfecting their sport.  This is 26-year-old Im Dong-Hyun of South Korea, legally blind.  He set the first world record of the games by beating...
  • Todos los detalles de la inauguración de las Olimpiadas Londres 2012

    Todos los detalles de la inauguración de las Olimpiadas Londres 2012
    La esperada ceremonia inaugural de los Juegos Olímpicos comenzó el viernes con una gran cuenta atrás y el tañido de una campana gigante, dando paso luego a una exuberante y excéntrica celebración de la historia, el arte y la cultura británica. En su...