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London 2012 Olympics

As the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, the eyes of the world are turning to the UK.

The Games offer a unique chance to invite people everywhere to take a fresh look at modern Britain. A Britain that we think is open, connected, dynamic and creative.

The UK's winning Olympic bid

Dancer at the Olympics handover party (Getty images)

Find out more about our plans for the London 2012 Olympics

See Britain

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How do you see Britain? We're building up a picture of what the UK looks like through your eyes.

Going for green

London 2012 Olympic stadium surrounded by wild flowers (© London 2012)

Watch our documentary film telling the amazing story of the Olympic Park build for the London 2012 Games

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