The Olympic flame has been lit in an ancient ceremony in Olympia, Greece, the birthplace of the Ancient Games.
The flame will travel around Greece before arriving the UK on May 18.
More top news
Pakistan have released intelligence of the final conversations by the Taliban attackers responsible for the Peshawar school massacre.
Train passengers have been warned to be extra vigilant over Christmas as CCTV footage shows how thieves brazenly steal luggage.
The Hollywood actor struck a post with the cast of the ITV show for a Text Santa charity special, which will air from 8pm tonight.