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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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Spectators' first glimpse of Games ceremony

Thousands of people have started to arrive to take their seats for the opening ceremony of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.

Excited spectators tweeted the view from their seats at Celtic Park, braced to host 40,000 people when the Queen officially opens the Games.

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The eyes of the world will fall on Glasgow with a global television audience of more than one billion people expected to tune in to watch the events unfold.

The event has been described as the most prestigious live event ever seen in Scotland.

Officials say there are still "very few" tickets remaining for the ceremony, with just hours until the Games begin.

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