Mitt Romney’s Olympics gaffe overshadows visit to London

ShareThis Mitt Romney’s Olympics gaffe overshadows visit to London 26 Jul 2012 Mitt Romney’s visit to Downing Street was overshadowed by a diplomatic spat on Thursday, after the Republican presidential candidate cast doubt over London’s readiness to host the Olympics. Elevating his tendency for gaffes to the international stage, Mr Romney said that because of […]

London 2012: A Rubbish Olympics

“The Olympics is a great brand.” So says David Higgins, Chief Executive of the Olympic Delivery Authority. One of the words Higgins would not like attached to his brand is – rubbish. Yet rubbish features large in relation to the London Olympics. Two documents warned of buried radioactive waste near the site of the Basketball […]