Though the spectacle has been underwhelming, London may have an edge over the Chinese capital in long-term planning.
With a Twitter-based mood-measuring lightshow displayed on the London Eye, we're about to find out.
The left-leaning city council may have lost legislative power, but it is regaining its influence as the sole chink in Britain’s official policy of Olympic boosterism.
The London Games have been an exercise in image control, but that has only encouraged the jokers.
Over 235,000 visitors will arrive in Heathrow today, putting the city's specially designed transportation network to the test.
The cutest tribute to the Games we've come across – just don't tell the brand police.
If this sounds trivial to you, you don’t know Britain.
G4S, which has a record of mismanagement in Britain, faces scrutiny in the press and from lawmakers.
Forecasters warn that this will be the wettest Summer Games ever, and many venues were not designed for dreary weather.
The city's effort to simulate Olympic-level congestion leaves commuters frustrated and late.
Londoners are often singularly skeptical toward corporate sponsorship, as the latest fight over McDonald's shows.
London's traffic is being re-routed, bunting is being hung and public art is sprouting up in advance of the Games.
Will Olympic security measures go too far?
By 2031, this summer's Olympic site should be a dense checkerboard of housing and parkland.
One month before the games, the city spruces itself up – plus a few rumblings of resentment under the surface.
Organizers are trying to sell the Olympics as 'Britain’s games.' But England's non-Londoners aren't buying it.
Leaked news of the city's first Olympic moment include nods to England's musical influence and winks to its agrarian past.
Headlines tell of a city gripped by violent riots, but the reality is more complicated.
The micromanaged brand protection strategies of the International Olympic Committee are going down about as well as you’d expect with the home crowd in London.