Author Caitlin Davies writes on the incredible late 18th and early 19th century women, who defied convention and swam the Thames.
From First World War soldiers to Suffragette processions, view life in London at the start of the 20th century.
London 2012 was the latest chapter in our long history of involvement with the Olympic movement, as the city hosted the modern Olympic Games twice before - in 1908 and 1948.
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