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.
The Games will offer spectators a distinctly familiar roster of dishes, distinguished from what’s available at the average airport mainly by even higher prices.
The city is an arts hub. Can a new airport bring it into the upper tier of European cities?
Could publicity around the Games lure luxury shoppers into Burberry and Jaguar? Yes, according to a new poll.
The city's search for a post-games stadium occupant has been disappointingly fruitless so far.
An army missile turret and the unveiling of The Orbit have dominated U.K. headlines this week.
The Games have provided an unprecedented opportunity, not always welcome, for companies to attach their names to parts of the city.
The Olympics promised a fresh start for deprived East London. But they may end up forcing the poor out.
The city is trying to showcase its quirky side. Instead, its Olympic symbols have become a laughing stock.
Organizers of the London games have taken unprecedented measures to stop "lone wolves" from wreaking havoc. But that hasn't stopped them from making them a central part of this summer's festivities.
The London Olympics will be an equal-opportunity irritant for VIPs.
A surprisingly eclectic cultural festival is set to coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Londoners may be watching their city’s security takeover anxiously, but they can't seem to turn away.
Two East London neighborhoods will be irrevocably changed by the Games. Is this a bad thing?
Organizers of the Summer Games are finding it difficult to balance their own needs with that of the host city.