BBC NEWS | Europe | Protests cut short Olympic relay

by Gilbert Keith

BBC NEWS | Europe | Protests cut short Olympic relay
The Paris leg of the Olympic torch relay has been cut short following anti-Chinese protests along the route.

Security officials extinguished the torch at least three times due to the protests before it was carried on a bus to the relay’s end point.

It comes after 37 people were arrested in London as protesters disrupted the torch relay there on Sunday.

The Olympic flame is being carried through 20 countries before arriving for the Beijing Games in August.