Olympics 2012

Looking forward to a royal baby

As the country prepares to celebrate the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child, we look back at four generations of Royal births. The Queen is naturally delighted at the prospect of...
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Twelve highlights of 2012!

A fresh new year is here so what better time to look back at what a wonderful 2012 we had. Here are our top 12 highlights of the year… 1. London 2012 Olympics At the top...
London 2012 Paralympics 2012 Victory Parade

Olympics and Paralympics victory parade route

Celebrate London 2012 and follow today's parade, as Britain's Olympians and Paralympians take to the streets of the capital With international superstars, such as Jay-Z, Rhianna and Coldplay, performing at yesterday's Paralympic Closing Ceremony, it...

Flame Festival lights up Britain for Paralympics

Each of the four home nations of Britain have lit a celebration cauldron in preparation for the Paralympics 2012, which commences on Wednesday 29 August The capital cities of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales...
The Paralympic Torch

Paralympic Torch Relay has begun!

Four Paralympic Torches have been ignited at the top of the highest peaks of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to welcome the arrival of next week's Games The burning flames – which represent the...

Landmarks of London 2012

As the sun sets on the greatest show on Earth, BRITAIN celebrates the iconic landmarks of London 2012 Millions of people from around the world flock to hear the chimes of Big Ben every year...

Home city style

See the closing ceremony in style with a stay at one of London’s top hotels Patriots and sports fans everywhere are awash with Olympic fever as the closing ceremony draws closer. To mark this momentous...
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A week in gold for Team GB

The pathway to Olympic success has been paved with gold for Team GB. Here, we look back at BRITAIN's favourite moments from the first week of London 2012... Helen Glover and Heather Stanning become the...

Opening Ceremony photo gallery

The Industrial Revolution, Mary Poppins and the inventor of the World Wide Web...it could only be the London 2012 Opening Ceremony The London 2012 Olympic Games opened triumphantly with a spectacular show directed by Oscar-winning...
London 2012 Olympics

BRITAIN meets The Amazing & Extraordinary Facts author

Stephen Halliday- lecturer, author and general expert on all things London-related speaks to BRITAIN and describes the process of writing his recent book on the Olympics, shares the most interesting facts he’s come across...
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