- Transport seems to be coping well so far, with no serious problems and lots of positive anecdotal comments.
- Some Olympic Games Lanes are opened to the public after official demand is low.
- Greenwich Market reports lost earnings after large areas of the centre are cordoned off.
- Tom Daley and Pete Waterfield miss out on a medal after leading in the 10m synchronised diving.
- Zoe Smith breaks British Olympic weightlifting record, as do rowing pair.
- Subterranean Greenwich blog allegedly closed down by UK government over security issues.
- Amazing bi-lingual parrot on the loose in Ilford.
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