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When the magician and show-off David Blaine came to London to do one of his endurance feats – the one in a box suspended from a crane, for ages – the natural response of the good people who live there was to take the mickey: eggs ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 20th, 2012
The London Olympics are going to be great, of this there is no doubt. All of us Brits will be glued to our sets, trying to squeeze our patriotic fervor into ever greater gushing outbursts of excitement and glee whenever anyone from Team ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 29th, 2012
It seems to be the week for slightly odd teaser trailers. After the Mumford and Sons oddness yesterday, today we’ve seen NBC’s promo photos for their London Games coverage, which takes the cover of the Beatles album ...
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By Paul Hechinger | Posted on June 12th, 2012
Boris Johnson isn’t just London’s mayor – he’s the city’s de factor ambassador and, with his seventh book, Johnson’s Life of London: The People Who Made the City Who Made the World, he joins a long ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on June 7th, 2012
Who’s red, furry, speaks in a high voice and hopes to take part in the Olympics in London this summer? That would be Elmo, everyone’s favorite monster from Sesame Street.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on May 26th, 2012
As we teased yesterday, Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith, in full tracksuit glory, carried the Olympic Torch in Cardiff today, completing a leg in the relay from BBC Wales’ Roath Lock Studios (where Who is filmed) to the Sennedd. A ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on May 24th, 2012
UPDATED: Matt Smith has completed his leg of the relay – watch video
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on May 21st, 2012
The Olympic torch got a big sendoff in the UK over the weekend, with an estimated 100,000 people turning out to cheer the beginning of the flame relay.
In a rainy ceremony in Athens that included school children singing “God Save the Queen,” Princess Anne accepted the Olympic torch on Thursday as it was symbolically handed over to London.