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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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Olympic Torch takes to canal

Robert Gomez passes the Olympic Flame to David Willson at Foxton Locks in Leicestershire Credit: Ben Birchall/LOCOG/PA Wire

The Olympic Torch has taken to the water on the 45th day of its relay around the UK.

Torchbearer Robert Gomez passed the flame to colleague David Wilson at Foxton Locks in Leicestershire.

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