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Olympic Flame coming to Britain

The Princess Royal received the Olympic Flame in Greece yesterday. Photo: PA

A team from London will bring the Olympic Flame to the UK this evening. The team including Boris Johnson and David Beckham are accompanying it to the UK on board a gold-painted plane for the start of the Olympic torch relay on Saturday.

The relay will start in Cornwall with the gold medal-winning sailor Ben Ainslie carrying the torch first.

After a tour round the country, it will arrive in London on July 21st. However, London 2012 are remaining tight-lipped on who will light the Flame at the Olympic Stadium on July 27th.

Where the Olympic torch relay goes in the London area:

July 20: Maidstone to Guildford

July 21: Greenwich to Waltham Forest

July 22: Redbridge to Bexley

July 23: Lewisham to Wandsworth

July 24: Kingston to Ealing

July 25: Harrow to Haringey

July 26: Camden to Westminster

July 27: Hampden Court to Olympic Stadium

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