Ever since Sir Terry Wogan handed over the baton in 2009, there has never been any doubt that Graham Norton and the Eurovision Song Contest are a perfect match. Making his fifth appearance as BBC 1’s resident commentator – this year in the Swedish city of Malmo – Norton once again played the role of mischievous gatecrasher, taking delicious aim at the array of hopefuls, presenters and merry idiots on Saturday night.
Emmelie de Forest had been the overwhelming favourite among the 26 entries
The election of Prince Andrew - with just 11 per cent of the eligible vote - does nothing to promote the reputation of science. Quite the opposite, in fact
Fabio Coentrao scored with only seconds left to keep Portugal’s World Cup qualification hopes alive with a dramatic draw in Tel Aviv.
One of Azerbaijan’s most prominent opposition figures has been assaulted while police apparently stood to one side and did not intervene.
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Cristiano Ronaldo will link up with the Portugal squad as scheduled today after Real Madrid confirmed the shoulder injury he suffered in El Clasico last night was not serious.
Roy Hodgson has decided to select his two emergent young stars Jack Butland and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in his senior England squad, to be announced today, to face Moldova and Ukraine in the two opening 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Mo Farah's hero is Muhammad Ali. His bedroom wall used to be bedecked with posters of the peerless pugilist. Having delivered a knockout blow to his rivals in the last 100 metres of the 10,000m final last Saturday night, Farah has already followed his lifelong idol into the history books as an Olympic champion.
Japan were tonight successful with an appeal against Satoshi Shimizu's controversial Olympic Games bantamweight defeat to Magomed Abdulhamidov at ExCeL.
Euan Burton offered no excuses after seeing his hopes of Olympic judo gold shattered with defeat to Canadian Antoine Valois-Fortier in the men's under-81kgs at ExCeL.
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Jedward have made it through to their second Eurovision Song Contest final.
If Engelbert Humperdinck can't rally the "grey vote", what chance does he have of Eurovision glory?
Crooner Engelbert Humperdinck has unveiled the "soaring ballad" that he hopes will restore the UK's reputation at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
Britain's Eurovision bid is now in full flow, but the hosts remain out of tune with the contest's sunny image