Byline: LEWIS PANTHER
It doesn't snow there.
SHOWBIZ TELLY coverage of the 2012 Olympics should be gold medal quality on the BBC BBC
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. - as they will have 200 more staff than the number of athletes taking part.
The total of Beeb bods covering the events is also 50 per cent higher than the 493 sent to the Beijing Olympics.
Olympics boss Roger Mosey says he needs more workers because of the number of channels the BBC had to fill with sport. But why set up a new base for BBC Sport in Manchester, then ship down 190 staff from the north and put them in hotels in London This article describes the hotels in London, England. Hotels are an important part of London's tourism industry. History
Before the 19th century there were few if any large hotels in London. ? That really is barmy, even if, as Roger says, they're staying in "low-cost accommodation.