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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Team Scotland smashes medals record at Commonwealth Games

Team Scotland has smashed its previous medals record with five days of the Commonwealth Games still to go. The host nation broke its previous record when the men's gymnastics team won silver at the Hydro this afternoon.

Scotland's silver medal winning men's gymnastics team. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Scotland's success took their medal haul to 34, surpassing the 33 won at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh in 1986. Later Jen McIntosh took silver in the women's 50 metres rifle shooting at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, Angus.

McIntosh, 23, was thrilled with her performance which makes her Scotland's most successful female Commonwealth Games competitor with five medals, having also won three in Delhi four years ago. It also took her past mother Shirley, who won four shooting medals in 1994 and 1998.

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