A British daredevil has become the first person in the world to scale the arch of Wembley Stadium.

James Kingston, 24, is no novice when it comes to climbing very tall structures – sometimes without receiving permission.

This time, however, he was given explicit permission to climb the stadium and stand on top of the monument, 130m above the pitch.

He said: "I've dreamed of being on top of the Wembley Arch from the day I first laid eyes on it eight years ago when the stadium reopened.

"It's such an iconic landmark. I've stood on the top of buildings and structures all over the planet but I've never felt more on top of the world than on the top of Wembley Arch today.

"It goes without saying that this stunning view comes with a 'don't try this at home' warning!"

He was accompanied by more than 30 safety and security experts to deliver the stunt, which coincided with the launch of EE's new video-streaming Action Cam.