In the end, the Olympics have helped the city achieve in a decade what might otherwise have taken two or three.
London's most athletic vermin run the torch in this charming animation.
The athletic apparel company gives other Londons publicity as it continues its tradition of ambush ads.
The former Prime Minister, now an Olympics legacy consultant, advises patience when it comes to evaluating the impact of the Games.
The American presidential candidate may not understand that for Britons, complaining is a way of showing you care.
One former war correspondent compared it to the "American military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan."
London designers want to outfit the Tube with a real-time scrolling display showing the sky passing by above.
Retailers in the Welsh capital have asked local police to enforce an 1824 law that bans sleeping or begging on public streets.
The city's new cable car crossing the Thames suffered a malfunction this morning, but Opening Ceremonies hype is building.
From a Lady Liberty comb to 'I Heart London' nail clippers.
Relatively high temperatures cause train problems and worsen ticket queues.
One company will offer Olympics visitors ATMs equipped with the East London dialect.
Don't count on gaining much from your moment in the sporting sun.
GPS-enabled apps have changed the going-out culture in the city.
Smart design will reduce heat energy use, electricity use and water consumption.
Local vendors will replace the embattled Olympics security company at soccer venue St. James' Park.
Though the spectacle has been underwhelming, London may have an edge over the Chinese capital in long-term planning.
Urban beaches offer the pleasures of the seaside without the cost of getting there.
Three international case studies illustrate the challenges of re-naming a place.