The head of private security firm G4S said on Saturday his firm only realised just over a week ago it would not be able to supply enough venue guards.
Cheering crowds have thronged the streets of London for the grand finale to four days of festivities marking Queen Elizabeth's diamond Jubilee.
Britain's Supreme Court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.
London's police have begun a crackdown on street gangs which UK politicians blamed for the August riots, the worst disorder Britain saw in decades.
British students, faced with government austerity measures, are turning to prostitution, gambling and other dangerous pursuits to fund their studies.
A UK court will rule today on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden for questioning over alleged sexual crimes.
About 250 protesters set up camp outside St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London on Sunday, promising to occupy the site indefinitely.
Britain's second royal wedding will be far removed from the lavish pomp that surrounded the nuptials of her Prince William and Catherine.
London police said on Tuesday they banned a radical Muslim group from protesting outside the church where Prince William will marry Kate Middleton.
A British court has agreed to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden, where he is accused of sex crimes.