Romney to meet Israeli leaders

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney touched down in Tel Aviv last night as part of a three-nation foreign tour that includes Britain and Poland. He hopes it will boost his credentials to direct US national security and diplomacy.

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Romney U-turn on London Olympics

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said that he is "absolutely convinced" that London is ready for the Olympic Games, only a day after he hinted that Britain was not ready to host the sporting spectacle.

Prime Minister David Cameron meets with U.S Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney in 10 Downing Street on Thursday. Credit: David Bebber/The Times/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The 65-year-old said: "I'm absolutely convinced London is ready for the games.

"After being here for a couple of days it looks like London is ready. It's really impressive that the venues are right in the centre of the city," he told NBC News.

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