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Queen Elizabeth II opens London Paralympics
Ceremony aimed at challenging perceptions about disability starts 11 days of sporting action for 4,200 athletes.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 14:48 GMT
Olympics was 'just the antipasto'
The London Paralympics are set to be one of the most popular of all time with sell-out crowds and plenty of publicity.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 16:06 GMT
London ends Olympics on extravagant notes
Dazzling three-hour closing ceremony featured music legends and contemporary pop stars before handing off to Rio 2016.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 18:49 GMT
Awarding the London Games a gold medal
Hosts Great Britain have leapt up the medal table but they've also provided an Olympic Games with a wonderful spirit.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 19:27 GMT
A threat to the offshore empire?
American dollars pouring into London accounts hides money from tax authorities and encourages transnational crime.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 15:10 GMT
Olympic flame ignites Boris Johnson's future
Flamboyant London mayor see fortunes rise, with some saying he could be a potential prime minister.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2012 12:54 GMT
China dominates Olympic opening day
Shooter, weightlifter and two swimmers capture gold medals as two-week sporting festival gets under way in London.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 20:53 GMT
London Olympics declared open with grand show
Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London 2012 Games after spectacular opening ceremony showcasing best of Britain.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 07:54 GMT
London poised for Olympics ceremony
About 80,000 spectators and VIPs pack main stadium for curtain-raiser that sets the tone for the sporting extravaganza.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2012 18:48 GMT
London set for opening ceremony
The three-hour showcase will be watched by 60,000 in the main stadium and a global audience of more than a billion.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2012 09:37 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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