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Kate Middleton and Prince William thank Olympic volunteers

Kate Middleton and Prince William thank Olympic volunteers

Aug. 4 | UKTodayNews.com: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dropped in at the Olympic Park to say hello and also thank the Olympic volunteers on August 4, 2012 . The royal couple visited the Team Great Britain headquarters in time to be a part of the loud cheer...

Victoria Baranova expelled from 2012 Olympics after failing dope test

Victoria Baranova expelled from 2012 Olympics after failing dope test

Aug. 3 | Victoria Baranova, the Russian track rider failed the pre-Olympic dope test for the testosterone and was sent home by her national federation. The UCI Spokesperson Enrico Carpani said, “It is the result of a test carried out by the IOC before the...

Olympics puts huge effect on value of homes in England

Olympics puts huge effect on value of homes in England

Jul. 23 | The value of the homes near the main site of the 2012 Games have increased in value by nearly £70,000 since London was awarded the Olympics about seven years back. On an average the house price across the 14 postal districts closest to the main site...

Olympic Torch makes a grand entry in host city London

Olympic Torch makes a grand entry in host city London

Jul. 21 | Just before the beginning of the much awaited 2012 Olympics Games, the Olympic flame has arrived in the host city London on July 21, 2012. It was abseiled in to the Tower of London from a Royal Navy helicopter at 20:12 BST. The Sea King took off from...

London’s Tottenham Court Road station closed for upgrades till November 2011

London’s Tottenham Court Road station closed for upgrades till November 2011

Apr. 3 | UK Today News: One of the major stations in London will be shut from today till the end of the year, and the passengers to be affected are the ones that travel on the Northern Line. Due to an undergoing upgrade task at the Tottenham Court Road, the station...