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Games turn London into ‘ghost town’

Posted By admin On July 31, 2012 @ 7:28 am In World News | Comments Disabled

James Pickford and Jim Pickard
Financial Times [1]
July 31, 2012

The Olympics is creating a “ghost town” effect in central London as visitors who would normally flock to the capital’s shops, hotels and theatres stay away, casting doubt on expectations of a short-term economic boost from the games.

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