Well-wishers cheer on Olympic torch

Some spectators dressed up as Ancient Greek Olympians to cheer on the Olympic torch as it made its way northwards through Wales.

Olympic well-wishers
Some spectators dressed up to welcome the Olympic torch Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire


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.