Gordon Brown 'rejects invite to Olympics opening ceremony'

Gordon Brown has surprised Olympic bosses by reportedly turning down an invite to the opening ceremony.

Gordon Brown Credit: David Cheskin/PA Wire

According to the Daily Mirror, he was asked to join all other former Prime Ministers including Baroness Thatcher, Sir John Major and Tony Blair at the opening ceremony in eight days’ time.

But the ex-Labour premier, who left office in 2010, is said to have mysteriously turned down the offer.

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