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Olympic Torch in the Anglia region

The Olympic Torch relay is in the Anglia region from Monday 2 July until Monday 9 July. The London 2012 Olympic Games run from 27 July until 12 August.

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Thousands watch Lewis Hamilton carry the Olympic Torch in Luton

Lewis Hamilton carries the Olympic Torch Credit: ITV Anglia

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has carried the Olympic flame as it passed through Luton this morning.

He was initially asked to carry the torch in his home town of Stevenage yesterday - but he was busy competing in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

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