Live updates

Paralympic Anthem played as Paralympic Flag raised


ParalympicsGB athletes delight in stadium entrance

ParalympicsGB athletes set to enter stadium


Parade of dignitaries at the Olympic Stadium

The Queen leads a line of royalty, intermixed with political and sporting leaders. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

From left can be seen: IOC President Jacques Rogge with his wife Anne, the Queen, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lord Seb Coe and his wife Carole Annett, David Cameron and his wife Samatha, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Anne, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler.

Load more updates