Olympic cauldron built in 'Bond-style gadget workshop' says architect as organisers vow to make giant flame carbon neutral
Olympic Opening Ceremony-London 2012. This series of photographs shows each of the 204 copper and steel petals of the Olympic cauldron being lit before being lifted up to form one giant flame. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
The Queen waves during an engagement - At 86 years of age she is the hardest worker I have ever known. Her part in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony was truly fantastic and brought a tear of happiness to my eye! I am very proud to be English and celebrated her Diamond Jubilee celebrations earlier this year too. Long live the Queen!
Olympic torch lights up London... and it's absolutely fabulous: Tens of thousands line streets as flame arrives at Buckingham Palace
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry were joined by 40 children from the Team GB Ambition Programme as they watched Wai-Ming hand over the London 2012 Olympic Torch to John Hulse. July 26, 2012