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Licence to thrill! London welcomes the world with spectacular three-hour Olympic…

Good evening, Mr Bond. Welcome, world. The Olympic Games arrived in London on Friday night with peals of bells, tableaux of drama and paroxysms of cheers that split the black velvet sky.
  • Tonya Couchman

    .London Olympic 2012 Opening Ceremony .

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    London 2012 Olympic cauldron design by Thomas Heatherwick studio

  • Cynthia Garcia

    The one place where different countries around the world come together. Must be an amazing feeling to see all the flags around the stadium.

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