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G4S directors resign over Olympics fiasco

G4S failed to provide enough security guards for the London Olympics. Credit: Anthony Devlin, PA

Two of the directors of security firm G4S have resigned over the company's failure to provide enough security guards for the Olympics. David Taylor Smith and Ian Horseman Sewell decided to go after the company completed a review of the fiasco. Chief Executive Nick Buckles has kept his job.

Call for security firm G4S to drop fee after Olympics disaster

A committee of MPs has said security firm G4S should drop its £57 million fee after it failed to provide enough staff for the Olympics.

The firm has also been told it should compensate people who were expecting to work during the Games but were not given shifts.

Committee chairman Keith Vaz said the company should pay for what he described as its reckless attitude. Neil Connery has the details

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