Military to get free transport

Boris Johnson has announced that the military personnel who have been brought in to protect the Olympics and Paralympics will get free use of public transport. Personnel who are wearing their uniforms will be allowed to use Transport for London services without being charged.

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£70m Olympic loss for G4S

Security company G4S today said it will incur a loss of £70 million on its bungled Olympics contract, more than the £50 million previously estimated.