Olympic Torch in Berkshire

The Olympic torch will be in Berkshire for a second day today. After leaving Reading this morning, the flame will head through Theale, Thatcham and Newbury.

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'Grinning' TV presenter's emotional day with Torch

TV presenter Claire Balding in Newbury Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

TV presenter Claire Balding thanked the people of Newbury after an emotional day carrying the Olympic Torch through the Berkshire town. In a tweet she said the experience was 'absolutely amazing'. She said she was 'in bits getting off the bus' but 'grinned throughout the run'.

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