The Olympics amnesia effect kicks in again. The Press reports another Olympic ’success’ story, this time it’s Heathrow, which saw profits rise in the ‘Olympic year’ along with the number of passengers. CEO Brian Matthews declared ‘We gave a warm welcome and a smooth journey to thousands of Olympic and Paralympic athletes’.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Wed, 20/02/2013 - 16:44.
Perfect casting for being hoist by his own petard. It's not everybody has their own Petard. The rich fat bastards have all the fun. That's not raw talent you know. They have the breeding you see. And the fagging. That and centuries of de Feffling about on a wet Saturday indoors with the croquet mallets.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Thu, 02/08/2012 - 22:43.
Blog | Video | Contamination | 2012 Jobs | Airways | Attractions | Compulsory Purchase | Corruption & Ethics | Crime | Cycling | Legacy | Olympics Studies | Paralympics | Protest | Security | Skills Training | Swimming
London faces an Olympics overload. Transport is overloaded. Olympics travel chaos threatens London's transport system, London's motorists face £500 fines if they park in Olympic lanes, a £200 fine and a £300 fee to get their cars back from the pound, and the RMT is ticked off with TfL for not giving its Tube staff the same 'bonuses' as train drivers.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Mon, 26/09/2011 - 22:37.
Back from the museum! Concorde could take to the skies to fly over the 2012 Olympics.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Mon, 26/07/2010 - 02:46.
A novel take on the 2012 Games. Apparently businesses are anticipating losses from the London Olympics. A range of legal, financial, media and public sector organisations are unhappy at the lack of attention being paid to the possible disruption and loss of revenue the Games may bring.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Thu, 22/07/2010 - 04:45.
The Commission has today adopted a decision requesting the European Court of Justice to impose a lump sum penalty and a periodic penalty on Greece for its failure to implement its 2002 decision in relation to the recovery of a State aid estimated at least €160 million granted by Greece to Olympic Airways between 1998 and 2002.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Thu, 19/10/2006 - 07:06.