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'Greatest Paralympics ever'

International Paralympics Committee President Sir Philip Craven said the UK hosted, "quite simply amazing Paralympic Games" and called them, "the greatest Paralympic Games ever".

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Coldplay's Chris Martin 'honoured' to perform

'It was one of the biggest nights of our lives,' Coldplay's frontman said Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Coldplay frontman Chris Martinsaid: "Being asked to play at the closing celebrations for the Paralympicathletes in London is such a great honour for us.

"It was one of the biggest nights of our lives and we were excited to try to create a performance for the last night of the games that closed London 2012 in style."

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