Best moments: Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in pictures


The Commonwealth Games kicked off in style in Glasgow on Wednesday, with a spectacular ceremony featuring fireworks, 41 Scottish terriers, a giant haggis, golf clubs and a performance from Rod Stewart.

Scroll down to see our favourite moments of the evening, from when Prince Imran - the president of the Games - struggled to retrieve the Queen's speech from the baton, Rod Stewart performed live beside towering flames and a recreation of the Loch Ness Monster was incorporated into a performance...

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