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Up to 8 million tune in as Commonwealth Games closes

The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering, star-filled closing ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.

England has topped the medal table of the Commonwealth Games with a total of 174 medals.

Up to 8 million viewers tuned in to see Kylie and a host of other stars close Glasgow 2014, which has been dubbed the "best ever" Commonwealth Games.

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Cameron: UK 'the most networked country'

Prime Minister David Cameron has said the UK's economic power was down to it being the "most networked country" in the world.

Mr Cameron was addressing business leaders from across the globe at a business conference in Glasgow as part of the build-up to the 2014 Games.

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The UK is "the most networked country" according to PM David Cameron, speaking at a business conference linked to the Commonwealth Games. Credit: PA

"I think we do punch above our weight in the world and I think that's to do with industry, entrepreneurship, it's to do with the English language, our position in the world, the fact that we've got these great universities, great businesses, the science base, there's a good list of advantages we have," he said.

He reiterated that the UK was a member of the EU, the G8, the G20, the Commonwealth, Nato, and a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

He added: "And of course being a United Kingdom, being a collection of countries, that together can work together again helps us punch above our weight."

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