- As suspected, Paul McCartney will play the London 2012 Opening Ceremony.
- Shakespeare's Shoreditch Curtain Theatre remains are being excavated by Museum of London archaeologists.
- Plan B's Ill Manors film set on an east end estate during the London riots opens in cinemas today.
- As firm apologises for 'logistical error' leaving stewards under London Bridge at 3am before the River Pageant, Lord Prescott calls for an inquiry to prevent cheap labour being used to undercut better paid security workers at the London 2012 Games.
- The Queen has visited Prince Philip in hospital and the Palace says his condition had "improved considerably".
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