There was extra security for the London Marathon with hundreds more police drafted in to patrol the streets. Runners wore a black ribbon as a mark of respect for the people killed in the Boston Marathon blasts.
Big political row going on after an extra 3,500 troops will be deployed to secure the Olympic Games. The private contractor G4S admits it cannot do the job and the people it has employed are not showing up for work! The Video has public reaction to earlier plans for military to join the policing of the Games