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    Portugal beats yodellers and a dancing gorilla to win Eurovision 2017 – video highlights
    May14

    Portugal beats yodellers and a dancing gorilla to win Eurovision 2017 – video highlights

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev on Saturday, the first time the country has won since it entered the competition in 1964. Other highlights from the show included a dancing gorilla from Italy, some surprising yodelling from Romania, and last year’s winner Jamala had her performance interrupted by...

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song
    May14

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest narrowly beating Bulgaria and Moldova, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. ​The Eurovision final took place in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Saturday night. Sobral’s jazz-style ballad Amar Pelos Dois (Love for Both) received 785 points from the jury and...

    Bulgarian citizens insist: Bring back the banished spirit of the Thracians to the stone mound near Staro Zhelezare
    May14

    Bulgarian citizens insist: Bring back the banished spirit of the Thracians to the stone mound near Staro Zhelezare

    The Thracian sanctuary near the village of Staro Zhelezare (Hisarya Municipality) sinks into oblivion, a civil association formed to save that valuable archeological site alarms. An exhibition of photos tracing the destiny of that site from its discovery in 2004 until now was unveiled in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia at their initiative. Why...

    Russian Jet ‘Buzzes’ Another US Plane in Black Sea
    May14

    Russian Jet ‘Buzzes’ Another US Plane in Black Sea

    For the second time in a week, a Russian fighter jet flew up close to a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane in the Black Sea, a U.S. official told Fox News. This latest incident occurred about 30 miles from Russia in a northern portion of the Black Sea about 100 miles from Russian-held Crimea. The two incidents occurred before and after Russian...

    Eurovision 2017: Gorilla suits, gypsy hip-hop, and the winner was half-decent
    May14

    Eurovision 2017: Gorilla suits, gypsy hip-hop, and the winner was half-decent

    Lucie Jones helps the UK dodge a Brexit backlash as Portugal takes first win in over 40 yearsMany surprising things occurred in Saturday night’s Eurovision. A decent song won for Portugal’s Salvador Sobral. The UK’s Lucie Jones sang well and garnered many votes, in defiance of Theresa May’s focus-grouped pussy-footing. The...

    JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet
    May14

    JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet

    JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet As number 17 of 26 participants, Norway’s Eurovision hope JOWST was on stage in Kiev on Saturday night. By… The post JOWST: – Our best Appearance yet appeared first on Norway Today. …read more Source: Norway...

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv
    May14

    4 civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv

    As the glitz and glamour of Eurovision kicked off in Kyiv, people were being shelled to death in their own homes in eastern Ukraine. Authorities have blamed pro-Russia separatists for the attack. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Four civilians killed in eastern Ukraine artillery shelling
    May13

    Four civilians killed in eastern Ukraine artillery shelling

    Ukraine army says shelling carried out by rebels using artillery banned by Minsk peace deal …read more Source: The Irish...

    Four civilians killed in artillery shelling in eastern Ukraine
    May13

    Four civilians killed in artillery shelling in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities said four civilians were killed on Saturday in renewed artillery attacks in the east of the country which they blamed on pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2017 Live Blog
    May13

    Eurovision 2017 Live Blog

    While the European Union prizes uniformity and technical consensus, the Eurovision Song Contest celebrates difference and emotion — with brutal competition, a colossal volume of glitter and an LED light spectacular thrown in for free. It’s the world’s largest non-sporting event, generating both undying devotion...

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