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Glastonbury clean-up begins as 175,000 people leave site

For the past five days it has been home to some 175,000 people, but today the clean-up operation of Glastonbury Festival 2014 begins.

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Arcade Fire headline Glastonbury despite earlier storm

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire ensured the first day of main music at Glastonbury ended with a bang tonight as they headlined the Pyramid Stage.

Arcade Fire performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Fireworks went off ahead of their set while several people in the audience let off colourful flares as they played.

Frontman Win Butler told the crowd: "Thank you for the flares. It's pretty amazing. Hope you didn't get arrested."

Arcade Fire performing on the Pyramid Stage Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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