Also, a pilot program to give out free toilet paper in China fails miserably.
With only 10 days until the Opening Ceremonies, images from all over the city as it the Games draw ever closer.
The London Games have been an exercise in image control, but that has only encouraged the jokers.
Dozens of G4S staff failed to turn up for guard duty at a Manchester hotel hosting Olympic athletes.
Over 235,000 visitors will arrive in Heathrow today, putting the city's specially designed transportation network to the test.
London's architectural legacy from this summer's Games.
Radioactive photographer Nick Veasey works with dangerous wavelengths to reveal the inner beauty of the city.
Dozens of quiet green spaces dot the city scape.
After walking out last month, a deal could be signed by next week.
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.
Also, a tony California beach town shoos away smelly persons from its libraries, and the Olympics outlaws everything.
G4S, which has a record of mismanagement in Britain, faces scrutiny in the press and from lawmakers.
One British designer imagines future office space as symbiotic orchid farms.
London pays tribute to Saturday Night Fever with a party in some abandoned train tunnels.
The British Armed Forces could provide up to 16,500 personnel for the Olympics, 7,000 more than are in Afghanistan.
Spotty sales, an illegal black market, and corporate favoritism have marred the ticket buying process for this summer's games.
Forecasters warn that this will be the wettest Summer Games ever, and many venues were not designed for dreary weather.
The expensive, state of the art facility bears little resemblance to media accommodations for the 1948 "Austerity Games."