Olympics torch has joyous victory lap through London

Thursday, July 26, 2012 | 9:38 a.m. CDT; updated 4:22 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 26, 2012

LONDON — The Olympic torch began a festive valedictory lap around London on Thursday, taking in some of the sun-drenched capital's most famous landmarks on the second-to-last day of its trek across Britain.