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.
Find out more about our plans for the London 2012 Olympics
How do you see Britain? We're building up a picture of what the UK looks like through your eyes.
Presented by wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan, our short film looks at the birth of the Paralympic movement in the UK and preparations for the London 2012 Games.
The UK sponsored the record breaking United Nations Resolution on the Olympic Truce entitled “Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal”. Find out about our work
Watch our documentary film telling the inspiring story of how people across the UK are preparing for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
In 2012, London will become the first city to have hosted the modern Olympic Games three times. Read about 20 Olympic firsts for the UK
Watch our documentary film telling the amazing story of the Olympic Park build for the London 2012 Games
Find out about applying for tickets to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A round up of activities from our embassies and missions around the world to celebrate one year to go until the London Olympics and Paralympic games