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    Confusion on breasts goes beyond Britain
    May18

    Confusion on breasts goes beyond Britain

    Breastfeeding | Taking the blame | BBC recipes | EurovisionIt’s not just the UK that’s been confused about breasts (Opinion, 17 May). I had my third child in Paris in 1984, and ended up on a small beach with on L’Isle-Saint-Denis, sunbathing and topless. I was initially shy; but the other women’s display encouraged me. I...

    Donald Trump says he is open to talks with North Korea – and David Cameron
    May18

    Donald Trump says he is open to talks with North Korea – and David Cameron

    Republican candidate sets out foreign policy priorities: putting pressure on China, renegotiating Paris climate deal, and stopping countries ‘ripping us off’Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he was willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift...

    The Guardian view on the Eurovision song contest: how to protest and survive | Editorial
    May16

    The Guardian view on the Eurovision song contest: how to protest and survive | Editorial

    Jamala’s song about the fate of the Crimean Tatars in the Stalin era stands in a long and glorious tradition of political music makingMusic and politics often mingle. National anthems rely on the emotional pull of a good tune. Whether by Verdi or Bob Dylan, songs and music have inspired uprisings all through history, all over the world.In...

    How do people see Russia? Eurovision gave one answer | Mary Dejevsky
    May15

    How do people see Russia? Eurovision gave one answer | Mary Dejevsky

    Ukraine triumphed – but the popular vote suggested a more nuanced view of Russia than has often be assumedBy accident of geopolitics or diplomatic design, Ukraine has been largely absent from international headlines recently. The violence in the east has subsided; the government in Kiev has been in disarray, and Russia has been distracted by...

    Anger in Moscow, joy in Kiev, after Ukraine’s Eurovision triumph
    May15

    Anger in Moscow, joy in Kiev, after Ukraine’s Eurovision triumph

    Russian politicians call for boycott of next year’s contest in protest at the political content of Jamala’s winning song, 1944Russia’s political establishment reacted with howls of indignation on Sunday to Ukraine’s victory at the Eurovision song contest, demanding an inquiry into how a politicised song was allowed to be...

    Eurovision winner Jamala says her song touches people – video
    May15

    Eurovision winner Jamala says her song touches people – video

    Ukrainian singer Jamala speaks after being crowned the 2016 Eurovision song contest winner in Stockholm on Saturday. Her ballad 1944, evoked the deportation of Crimean Tatars by Josef Stalin and has been interpreted as a criticism of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Jamala is herself a Crimean Tatar and has not been home since the...

    Dami Im reveals ambitions to crack Europe after close finish at Eurovision
    May15

    Dami Im reveals ambitions to crack Europe after close finish at Eurovision

    Australian singer’s entry, Sound of Silence, earned the most jury votes but fell short on the public voteDami Im has revealed her ambitions to crack the European market after narrowly missing out on winning the Eurovision song contest for Australia in Stockholm on Saturday night.The 27-year-old Brisbane-based singer said she gave 150% at...

    Ukraine wins as Eurovision dials back the kitsch …well, a little bit
    May15

    Ukraine wins as Eurovision dials back the kitsch …well, a little bit

    A bit of politics, a bit of schmaltz, and a silly costume secured the prizeEurovision ground down a tiny notch last night back to relative sanity, which is only to say it was still as sweetly mad as a fish in a sporran. In Stockholm’s Globe arena, and in a remarkable break from recent tradition, some of the music wasn’t bad. None of...

    Eurovision song contest 2016 – in pictures
    May15

    Eurovision song contest 2016 – in pictures

    Spectacular stage sets, fabulous frocks and a special guest appearance by Justin Timberlake made up this year’s Eurovision, hosted by Sweden … …read more Source: The...

    Eurovision song contest won by Ukraine with politically charged 1944
    May15

    Eurovision song contest won by Ukraine with politically charged 1944

    Singer-songwriter Jamala beats rivals with ballad about deportation of Crimean Tatars seen as criticism of Russia’s actions in 2014Ukraine has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest with an entry that caused tensions with Russia over its politically charged lyrics.Singer-songwriter Jamala beat her rivals with haunting ballad 1944, which...

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