Queen's Baton Relay in Leeds: As it happened

Key points

  • The Queen's Baton Relay is the main curtain raiser for the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow between 23 July and 3 August
  • The baton is the Commonwealth Games version of the Olympic torch and carries a sealed, secret message written by the Queen
  • The baton relay journeys around England for 14 days and crosses the border into Scotland on 14 June

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  • Stephanie Barnard 
  • Pritti Mistry 

Last updated 12 June 2014

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