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Why is McDonald’s the Official Restaurant of the Olympics?

Anthony Gucciardi NaturalSociety McDonald’s restaurants are the very epitome of poor health, with their McNuggets most notably containing chemicals used in breast implants and silly putty, so why have the Olympic games officials adopted the restaurant chain as their official … Continue reading

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Britain flooded with ‘brand police’ to protect sponsors

Martin Hickman The Independent “Olympics organisers have warned businesses that during London 2012 their advertising should not include a list of banned words….” Hundreds of uniformed Olympics officers will begin touring the country today enforcing sponsors’ multimillion-pound marketing deals, in … Continue reading

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‘I’m ready for a comeback’: Blair’s made millions since quitting… now he wants to ‘re-engage with UK politics’

Tim Shipman & Rick Dewsbury Daily Mail Ex-PM and wife Cherie to appear alongside Ed Miliband at an Olympics event in July… and he’s already hired a spin doctor He thinks enough time has passed since 2007 for people to … Continue reading

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Health chiefs prepare campaign to prevent epidemic during Olympics

Source: Guardian A massive public health campaign in the UK and up to 200 countries around the world is being prepared by health chiefs to help guard against epidemics of infectious diseases during the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics this summer. … Continue reading

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Philip Hensher: A warship in the Thames is taking security too far

Source: Independent The security precautions being taken for the Olympics are not only gigantic in their extent, but seem to be increasing every day. It’s the inflationary tendency within security advice that should concern us, not its temporary extent. When … Continue reading

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Snipers, jets and 13,500 troops on Olympics duty… 4,000 more than Afghanistan

Source: Daily Mail Up to 13,500 British troops will protect the London Olympics from a terrorist atrocity, it was revealed today. The figure is 4,000 more than the number who currently serve in Afghanistan and will see bomb disposal experts, … Continue reading

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