The Metropolitan Police Service has set out its plan for a 105-day Olympics security operation. which will see around 12,500 officers on duty nationally on peak days, including 9,500 in London alone.
52 forces will contribute resources to the operation, including specialists in over 70 areas, including dog units, firearms officers, mounted section and marine officers.
"Chief Constables and forces have worked together to meet the incredible demand of the Games... Every force is playing its part in delivering a fantastic summer of celebration, yet our planning has also ensured that our core policing continues, keeping our communities safe... The summer of 2012 will be a busy and challenging time for the British police service, but with confidence and pride I can say that we have the officers we need to keep the Games and our wider communities safe and secure."
G4S should be the first outfit on a Government blacklist of high-risk firms that have failed to deliver, MPs have said.
Transport for London has created a new version of the tube map, to celebrate the success of Team GB at the London Olympics.
Olympic hero Mo Farah has shown off the newborn twins who inspired him to double gold-winning victory - and finally revealed their names.