Sir Cliff Richard 'can't wait' for Olympic Opening Ceremony

Pop legend Sir Cliff Richard has arrived at the Olympic Park but insisted he was there as a spectator rather than a performer.

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Queen visits Olympic village

The Queen has opened the Games after an actor dressed as Her Majesty parachuted into the stadium. Seven British Olympic hopefuls carried the Torch around the stadium and lit copper petals representing the 204 competing nations to form a cauldron.