UK Olympics

Which Olympic Hopeful Is Showing Some Serious Leg In New Braun Photoshoot?

MyDaily | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Style

Clearly, synchronised swimmer Jenna Randall isn't afraid of getting wet or flaunting her fabulous pins....

'Extreme' Flu Pandemic Risk Predicted For London Olympics

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

This summer's Olympics will increase the already "extreme" risk of a flu pandemic spreading in the UK, according to a new report. Britain was ranke...

Pasty, Prime Minister? The Return of Satire

Marc Paterson | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Satire's been a bit on the quiet side in recent years don't you think? Yes, veteran show Have I Got News For You is still poking fun at the news but elsewhere it's been pretty thin on the ground.

PICTURES Thousands Limber Up For First Olympic Stadium Event

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Five thousand runners were the first to take part in a public event at the Olympic Stadium in east London during Saturday's National Lottery Olympic P...

Make London Sparkle for the Olympics

Jeanette Kwakye | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Sport
Jeanette Kwakye

I'm thrilled the Olympics are happening in East London, it will literally be like running in my own backyard. When my family came over from Ghana in the '60s we settled in the East End and it's always been my home; plus I can nip home for a cup of tea with my Mum - something I couldn't do at the Beijing Olympic Games!

Syria 'Will Compete' At London 2012

PA | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

Athletes from war-torn Syria should not be punished by being excluded from the London 2012 games, David Cameron said today. As International Olympi...

WATCH: Cam Works Off Pasty Binge With Game Of Badminton

Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Politics

It has not been a good week for the prime minister following the backlash against the tax measures included in the coalition's latest Budget. But c...

Should David Millar Compete at London 2012?

Kevin Newton | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Sport
Kevin Newton

The first medal of the 2012 Olympics will be won on Saturday 28 July, with British cyclist Mark Cavendish the favourite to get Team GB off to a medal-winning start in the road-race.

Olympic-Themed Faberge Egg Stolen

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

Police are hoping to crack the case of a third egg stolen from a city-wide exhibition in the build-up to the Olympics. Cartoonist Charlie Anson des...

For Sale Olympic Stadium Receives Four New Bids

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Sport

Four bids are on the table from firms wanting to become tenants of the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) confirmed today. Wes...

Goodbye to Lazy Sundays

Vincent McAviney | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Politics
Vincent McAviney

Ahead of this Wednesday's budget the Chancellor George Osborne announced last weekend that he was set to propose emergency legislation so large shops in England and Wales can trade for more than six hours.

Where's The Red?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

“Oh no, they've turned the Union flag blue!” worries the Daily Mail headline questioning the colouring of the new design of the Great Britain Olym...

Sporty Style: Stella McCartney Unveils The Adidas Team GB Kit

MyDaily | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Style

Stella McCartney presented the Team GB kit for adidas today, which will be worn by all the athletes at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games....

Another Day in Moscow

Caroline Sandry | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sandry

Already blown away by the awesome GUM shopping mall, the snow falling in Red Square and Bosco-style hospitality (vodka, champagne and endless delights of handmade chocolate truffles, caviar, prawns, fruits and more) I was on sensory overload and a trip around the Kremlin completed the dream (and almost made me want to get the history books out!)

Get Kitted Up - Team GB Garb Revealed (GALLERY)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Sport

Great Britain's kits for this year's Olympics have been revealed. The Team GB outfits were unveiled at the Tower of London during a special launch ...

Bolt Shoots! But Does He Score?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world, but how does he fare when a football is at his feet? Bolt displays his ball skills in the latest promot...

The Rise of the Social Travel Movement

Debbie Wosskow | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Tech
Debbie Wosskow

Social travel relates to the huge amount of people worldwide exploring new ways of travelling and hosting, preferring to swap, share and couch-surf instead of renting and buying... it's fast becoming the chic, 21st Century travel choice for everyone from silver surfers to city slickers to families.

Jane Tomlinson's Son To Carry Olympic Torch

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

The teenage son of inspirational fundraiser Jane Tomlinson said today that he is carrying the Olympic Torch on behalf of his late mother. Steven To...

Relight My Fire

PA | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Sport

A street-by-street map of the Olympic torch relay is published today. Proposed start times of when and where the Olympic Flame will travel across B...

Airlines' Warning Over 'Severe' Olympic Games Delays

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

Britain's leading airlines have warned that passengers could face "severe delay and disruption" at London's airports during the Olympic Games. Brit...

A Royally Good Sport: Duchess Kate Knows Her Way Round A Hockey Stick

MyDaily | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Style

In the run up to London 2012 you can expect to see a fair few sporty fashion stories - who better than to kick off proceedings than the Duchess of Cam...

Kate Shoots And Scores!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

Kate Middleton showed off her hockey prowess at London's Olympic Park on Thursday, as she met members of Team GB. The Duchess, captain of the first...

Who'd Live In A House Like This?!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK

Big Brother-style apartments for athletes at the Olympic Village have been unveiled today. In keeping with London 2012's bold games logo, the braze...

King's Cross Gets An Expensive Makeover

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 15.03.2012 | Home

One of the country's best-known railway stations is reopening after a £550m facelift, marking the biggest transformation in its history. The new c...

Nazi Bomb Found On London Olympic Site

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK

Work on the London 2012 Olympic Games momentarily came to a standstill on Wednesday, as workmen came face to face with a Nazi bomb left over from the ...