The sports are the centerpiece of the London 2012 Olympics, but where they take place has been a big part of the spirit of the Games. London has some unique venues, and some particularly loud ones. Here are the five best.
One theory among many for the yet-unidentified source(s) of the riots which rattled the city over the weekend and through today.
“The economic stagnation and cuts being imposed by the Tory government inevitably create social division. As when Margaret Thatcher imposed such policies during her recessions, this creates the threat of people losing control, acting in completely unacceptable ways that threaten everyone, and culminating in events of the type we saw in Tottenham…Tories will issue knee-jerk statements demanding support for the police but they are actually cutting the police. That amounts to pure hypocrisy.” - former London mayor Ken Livingstone, blaming the government’s austerity measures.