The Olympic Torch

The Olympic Torch is touring the UK on a 70 day relay. It is being carried through villages, towns and cities across the Midlands travelling by boat, train, tram, and cable car, and even across ice.

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Olympic Torch travels through Peterborough

Kamal Hyman, 18, from Peterborough was the first torchbearer on Day 47 Credit: Jonathon Stevens / ITV Anglia

Day 47 of the Olympic torch relay began in Peterborough today.

The flame will make its way through the Fenlands and across Norfolk, before visiting Sandringham - the Queen's estate - shortly after 2pm.

Natasha Applegate lights the cauldron with the Olympic flame in Peterborough. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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