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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.
Eurovision entrant Bonnie Tyler has been given the blessing of last year's contestant Engelbert Humperdinck - with a puzzling message in which he refers to the competition as the "pyramid of paradise".
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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.
Iran has appealed for foreign help to deal with the aftermath of the deadly twin earthquakes that hit it last weekend after initially claiming it was not needed.
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.
Your one-stop guide to the Team GB medal hopes in action at the Olympics today...
German comedian the only presenter who dared to deviate from script and speak about Azerbaijan’s democratic credentials
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
A sex tape of a prominent Azerbaijani investigative journalist, filmed using a covert camera, has been released online in the latest disturbing sign of the perils that activists and independent journalists face in the country.