'There were moments I was fogged' by opening ceremony

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has told ITV News that there were moments during the Olympic opening ceremony, where he was "fogged" by what was happening. Mr Johnson said that he could not follow some of the themes, but admitted that the "excitement carried it through".

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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.