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Jonathan Edwards on the Olympic Torch 'kiss'

Former Olympic champion and member of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog) Jonathan Edwards said: "The torch relay is literally around the corner and it's all systems go." He also explained the moment the torches are held together to pass on the flame:

The kiss is the big moment when the flame is passed from torchbearer to torchbearer and obviously you have to get it right - you don't want the flame to go out.

It's called a kiss. You have to hold them together for about ten seconds to make sure the flame passes and then the next runner runs off for their 300m stint.



Police warn over Olympic ticket scam

Gloucestershire Police are warning people not to buy Olympic and Paralympic Games tickets from advertisements that just feature a mobile phone number or email address.

They say there's a risk of paying over the odds for tickets that may not exist and your personal details may be stolen and used in other crimes.

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