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The Olympic Torch Relay has left the South West and has arrived in the Midlands today.
Here are some facts about the torch that you may not know.
Like did you know 8,000 circles perforate the design of the Torch to represent each one of the Torchbearers taking part?
As the Olympic torch made its way to Taunton, Will.i.am, was named as a last minute torchbearer as thousands looked on.
Torchbearers have been cashing in on their torches and selling them for thousands of pounds. Sophia Cowburn's bid has exceeded £60,000.
The Olympic torch relay continues on it's journey from Exeter to Taunton