Parade of dignitaries at the Olympic Stadium

Dignitaries at Olympic Stadium
The Queen leads a line of royalty, intermixed with political and sporting leaders. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

From left can be seen: IOC President Jacques Rogge with his wife Anne, the Queen, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lord Seb Coe and his wife Carole Annett, David Cameron and his wife Samatha, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Anne, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler.

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Paralympics Opening Ceremony

The Paralympic opening ceremony has begun at the Olympic Stadium in London.