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Boris Johnson hails 'Olympomania' for torch at Hyde Park

Mayor Boris Johnson has said that people coming to London for the Olympic Games will find it to be "the greatest city on earth".

Mr Johnson was speaking as the Olympic flame was used to light a cauldron in front of thousands of cheering spectators in Hyde Park.

The event marked the end of day 69 of the torch relay, which has travelled around the UK ahead of Friday's Opening Ceremony.

  • 26 Jul 2012