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 city is trying to showcase its quirky side. Instead, its Olympic symbols have become a laughing stock.
Preparing for crowds of foreigners when it hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics, a city looks to expand its vocabulary.
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.
Organizers of the Summer Games are finding it difficult to balance their own needs with that of the host city.
Londoners object to Brazil’s idea to build a promotional replica Christ the Redeemer statue for the Olympics.
Bidding for the 2020 games is heating up. Local support bolsters unlikely Baku
The home retail giant is building a walkable, mostly car-free neighborhood in East London
2012 Games will bring with it an even broader surveillance infrastructure
Residents in the southern resort town of Sochi, Russia are discovering what other Olympic host cities have already learned—some of them will have to move