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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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Commonwealth Games in Scotland starts with a bang

Fireworks erupt over the Celtic Park in Glasgow as the Commonwealth Games get underway. Credit: PA

The 2014 Commonwealth Games got underway with a bang as fireworks erupted over Celtic Park in Glasgow.

The view as the Games is officially opened. Credit: Reuters

The sky turned red as the Games was officially opened just after 11.20pm yesterday.

More fireworks turn the sky red at the Games is officially opened. Credit: PA

Celebrating all things Scottish Shipbuilding, Tunnock's teacakes and the Loch Ness monster featured in the opening ceremony.

But the biggest cheer was for the Queen, who officially opened the Games.

The Queen officially declares the Games open. Credit: PA

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