Olympic torch heads north through Wales

Schoolchildren have turned out to greet the Olympic flame as it makes its way northwards through Wales to the city of Bangor.

Olympic torch travelling through Wales
Schoolchildren have turned out to see the Olympic flame on its way Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

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Olympic flame rides the Tube

The Olympic flame has taken the Tube as it continues its week-long journey through the capital. A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell and skier Chemmy Alcott, carried the flame 43 miles across London.