London: Team GB’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes set for parade

VAST crowds are expected to line the streets of London this afternoon as the nation’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes take part in a celebratory procession through the capital.

The grand parade will feature 800 athletes and comes at the end of a sparkling summer of British sport. You can follow all the action with our live coverage at this website from 1pm.

Last night the curtain came down on the Paralympic Games in a stunning closing ceremony.

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