The spectacular opening ceremony for the London Olympics was the story that got most coverage in the UK press for the week ending July 29, according to journalisted.
- The Olympic opening ceremony generated 850 articles.
- Syrian regime launches ground and air assault in battle for Aleppo, 146 articles.
- Mitt Romney visits London in time for Olympic games, 128 articles.
Covered little, according to journalisted were:
- Plan to lift ban on researching flu virus H5N1 is condemned by experts amid fears of deadly pandemic, 2 articles.
- Lords call for compulsory Maths for all A level students as UK faces science skill shortage, 7 articles.
- UKBA reveals backlog of 276,000 unresolved immigration and asylum cases, 10 articles.