The Paralympics will be held in London and are due to open on Aug. 29. - Photos by Agencies
A Paralympic flag flies near an entrance to Westminster station in London.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron makes a speech as scouts look on ahead of the lighting of the Paralympic flame cauldron in Trafalgar Square in London, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
Claire Lomas lights the Paralympic flame cauldron in Trafalgar Square. Claire had a horse riding accident in 2007 leaving her paralysed from the chest down.
Australian artist and curator Priscilla Sutton arranges pieces for her show 'Spare Parts' at The Rag Factory in London. The exhibition comprises of prosthetic limbs - donated by owners no longer using them - and then transformed into pieces of art, and is being held to coincide with the London 2012 Paralympics.
Priscilla Sutton arranges pieces for her show.
Exhibits made of prosthetic limbs are displayed for the show.