HOW THE OLYMPICS GOT OUTSOURCED OVERSEAS -George Osborne told the nation: Olympics would be “Made in Britain, created in Britain, designed in Britain, invented in Britain”. -Olympic Delivery Authority has made 6bn£ worth of Games contracts available to UK companies. -91% of the Olympic souvenirs weren’t manufactured in Britain. -Team GB’s Olympic gear was made in a sweatshop in Indonesia. -Olympic officials picked Dutch lager Heineken as the official beer of London 2012.
The Duchess of Cambridge's powers of fashionable symbolism reached new heights this evening as she chose a patriotically red and white poppy-emblazoned dress for a reception at Buckingham Palace celebrating the achievements of Team GB's Olympic heroes.