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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.

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Crowds turn out to see Olympic Torch

Crowds of people have turned out to catch a glimpse of the Olympic Torch on day 45 of its journey around the UK.

Former England Rugby Head Coach Martin Johnson was among those watching as the flame passed between Foxton and Leicester.

Former England Rugby Coach Martin Johnson watches the torch pass Credit: Yui Mok/LOCOG/PA Wire

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