Eurovision 2023

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Cha cha cha! Eurovision stars dominate UK Top 10 after record-breaking final
Winning singer Loreen reaches No 2 and fan favourite Käärijä earns first ever Finnish-language hit in the UK

Safi Bugel

19, May, 2023 @5:05 PM

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Eurovision final TV ratings broke modern records, says BBC
During a five-minute peak in the UK, 11m people were watching, while the average viewing figure was 9.9m

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

14, May, 2023 @4:45 PM

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Testing the Tories’ appetite for fairness | Brief letters
Brief letters: Moral dilemma | Worrying about sleep | Eurovision | Not so neighbourly | Les Barker’s ode to dogs

14, May, 2023 @4:23 PM

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‘There was so much yellow and blue’: throwing a Eurovision viewing party in Kyiv
With the contest finishing long after the midnight curfew, most in the city watched the event at home

Liz Cookman in Kyiv

14, May, 2023 @1:09 PM

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Voyager take Australia to ninth place in Eurovision grand final
Fans of song contest hail ‘a brilliant result’ as Perth synth metal rock band perform track Promise in Liverpool

Tom Gill

14, May, 2023 @1:25 AM

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Sweden wins Eurovision song contest in Liverpool with Loreen
The UK was hosting the event on behalf of last year’s winner Ukraine and saw Loreen triumph with Tattoo

Josh Halliday in Liverpool

14, May, 2023 @12:41 AM

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Eurovision 2023: Sweden wins the 2023 Eurovision song contest with Tattoo by Loreen – as it happened
Loreen becomes only second person to win contest twice as Sweden claims seventh victory overall

Martin Belam

14, May, 2023 @12:00 AM

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Peace, love and gloriously diverse chaos triumph as UK hosts Eurovision
The UK proves more than an able stand-in for Ukraine – with Hannah Waddingham stealing the show

Jack Seale

13, May, 2023 @11:22 PM

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‘I was born to do this’: Ukraine’s 2016 Eurovision winner Jamala on why Putin fears her people, Crimean Tatars
Jamala tells how her 2016 song shone a light on Stalin’s deportations and helped to dispel the myths that Crimea is historically Russian

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kyiv

13, May, 2023 @3:29 PM

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Did this pop banger just trigger an armed coup? The wild revolutionary politics of Eurovision
It’s not just about the baking grannies and rapping astronauts … the world’s favourite song contest has also got real clout, getting gay marriage legalised and bringing down fascist regimes

Alexi Duggins

13, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Ukraine aims for repeat victory in most political Eurovision in years
Four-hour broadcast will feature taunts at Putin and a singalong of a Liverpool anthem

Josh Halliday

13, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Sunak and Starmer criticise decision to deny Zelenskiy a Eurovision speech
Producers of event refuse Ukraine president’s request to speak over fears of politicising contest

Joe Middleton

12, May, 2023 @6:45 PM

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