A pair of West Midlands ragamuffins jumped the barricades as the Olympic Flame made its way through Coventry this morning, and laid their grubby mitts on the torch before being hustled off by security. From a police statement:

"At approximately 0730hrs in Coventry, two children entered the security bubble around the torchbearer and were moved by the torch security team. Although there was no disruption to the relay, we'd like to remind people not to enter the security bubble, this is for their own safety as well as the torchbearer's - the convoy vehicles are constantly moving."

For increased visibility, you should always wear a penis costume when attending the torch relay.

[Telegraph]