Russia sends Olympic torch to space

Russian Soyuz rocket flies Olympic torch to space station By Alissa de Carbonnel | Reuters A three-man crew took the Olympic torch to the International Space Station on a Russian rocket on Thursday, ready to send it on its first space walk in a showcase for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. An onboard camera […]

CIA and FBI establish threat center in London; Secret Service to enforce Trespass Act in Britain?

ShareThis CIA and FBI establish threat center in London; Secret Service to enforce Trespass Act in Britain? 26 Jul 2012 The US is sending its top spies from the CIA, FBI and other agencies to aid UK authorities during the Olympic games. British security officials have joined forces with America’s top federal intelligence agencies to […]

Britons protest Olympic missiles scheme in east London

ShareThis Britons protest Olympic missiles scheme in east London 30 Jun 2012 Britons residing in East London have staged a demonstration to stress their opposition to the government’s plans to install surface-to-air missiles on rooftops for added security during the Olympics. According to campaigners, more than 1,000 people signed a petition to censure the government’s […]

Anish Kapoor’s Olympic Tower Of Babel Is Pretty Big

If you live in London you’ll know that 2012 is the year that your journey to work will get significantly more dramatic, at least between the months of July and August, due to a tiny little low-key event known as the Olympic Games. It’s got something to do with running and swimming and stuff—and because […]