Bill and Julien Howells from the United States pose in front of the Olympic Stadium prior to the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Gallery: World dignitaries arrive for Olympics
Jul. 27, 2012 @ 04:28 PM
Heads of state began arriving this afternoon at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II prior to the fopening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday.