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.
Boris Johnson hopes to quiet his naysayers.
Despite what the LOCOG chief said on the radio, Pepsi and Nike gear will not be banned at the London games.
The roof of the London Aquatic Center is an undulating wave of aluminum supported by Red Lauro timber and more than 3,000 tons of steel.
With a Twitter-based mood-measuring lightshow displayed on the London Eye, we're about to find out.
A few scenes have been trimmed to ensure all attendees will be able to catch the last trains home.