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Tag: olympics

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By Paul T Kavanagh London's big expensive party got off to an inauspicious start.  Tory Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt suffered equipment failure which brought...

Anger as Olympic protesters arrested in London for spilling custard

Campaigners have condemn heavy-handed policing after a light hearted protest aimed at drawing attention to Olympic corporate sponsorship ended with the arrest of the...

Home Secretary Theresa May accused of giving ‘selective account’ of G4S...

By a Newsnet reporter  Home Secretary Theresa May has come under more pressure today following news that her department knew three weeks ago that...

Former Labour Minister walked through revolving door to Olympic shambles firm...

By a Newsnet reporter It has emerged that a former Labour Government Minister and former Defence Secretary, is a Director in the firm responsible for...

Olympics security descends into shambles as Scottish police and regiments drafted...

By Bob Duncan  Scotland has been drawn into the London Olympic security fiasco as it emerged officers from Strathclyde Police are to be drafted...

Calls for £1/2 bn Olympic ‘underspend’ to be returned to good...

By Bob Duncan  SNP MP Pete Wishart has called for nearly £500 million of Olympic games “underspend” to be returned to the good causes...

Win for campaigners in Hampden Saltire ban row

By a Newsnet reporter London Olympic Chiefs have backed down in the row over whether the Saltire should be allowed to fly over...

Labour’s Matheson claims Glasgow “excited” by Olympic football

Glasgow Labour leader Gordon Matheson has claimed that “excitement is mounting” in the city at the prospect of Olympic football matches being staged at...

Olympic ban on Saltire flying over Hampden

By a Newsnet reporter  London Olympic chiefs have confirmed that the Scottish flag will not be allowed to be flown over Hampden Park when...

SNP led campaign results in £16m Olympic triumph

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Westminster Government has agreed to release £16 million 'Olympic Funding' to Scotland after pressure from the Scottish Government. The money is a consequence...