Paralympic cauldron is lit in Trafalgar Square

Claire Lomas, who completed the London Marathon in a bionic suit, lit the Paralympic cauldron in Trafalgar Square this morning. The flame had come from England's highest point Scafell Pike where it was lit on Wednesday.

Next week, the flame will be combined with three others from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland before being taken to Stratford for the Paralympic Games opening ceremony on Wednesday.

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Paralympic Flame

The Paralympic flame has been brought to London.