Eurovision

Eurovision 2021: what are the rules and who’s going to win?
Malta’s Destiny Chukunyere at the semi-final on Tuesday at the Ahoy arena in Rotterdam
In Brief

Eurovision 2021: what are the rules and who’s going to win?

Bookmakers have a clear favourite to claim the title - with the UK as a rank outsider
19 May 2021
Eurovision 2020 odds - who is the favourite?
James newman
In Depth

Eurovision 2020 odds - who is the favourite?

Coronavirus threatens to cancel the contest
11 Mar 2020
Hungary pulls out of ‘too gay’ Eurovision song contest
Eurovision winner 2018
In Brief

Hungary pulls out of ‘too gay’ Eurovision song contest

Move comes amid upsurge in homophobic rhetoric among right-wing MPs
29 Nov 2019
Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Madonna to perform in Tel Aviv
Madonna at Super Bowl halftime show
In Brief

Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Madonna to perform in Tel Aviv

Could the Queen of Pop help bring the world together amid anger over Israel hosting event?
9 Apr 2019
Ukraine accused of politicising Eurovision
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In Brief

Ukraine accused of politicising Eurovision

This year’s entry in doubt after three acts refuse to represent the country following gagging order
28 Feb 2019
Should the BBC boycott Eurovision?
Eurovision winner 2018
In Brief

Should the BBC boycott Eurovision?

The broadcaster has rejected calls from 50 British stars to cancel coverage of event
31 Jan 2019
Will Ferrell’s Eurovision film: what we know so far
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In Review

Will Ferrell’s Eurovision film: what we know so far

US comedy star to write and star in Netflix Original movie about the song contest
19 Jun 2018

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Eurovision bingo 2018: what to look out for in Lisbon
Eurovision 2018
In Review

Eurovision bingo 2018: what to look out for in Lisbon

Get your dabber ready for a night of kitsch, camp and chaos
11 May 2018
China broadcaster loses Eurovision rights over censorship
Eurovision censor
In Depth

China broadcaster loses Eurovision rights over censorship

Mango TV blacked out segment featuring two male dancers during Irish performance in semi-final
11 May 2018
Eurovision odds 2018: who are the grand final favourites?
Eleni Foureira Cyprus Eurovision
In Review

Eurovision odds 2018: who are the grand final favourites?

UK entry Storm by SuRie will be going up against hotly-tipped favourites from Cyprus, Israel and France
11 May 2018
Who is SuRie? All about this year’s UK Eurovision entry
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In Review

Who is SuRie? All about this year’s UK Eurovision entry

Singer-songwriter has already appeared in two Eurovision Song Contests - but not for the UK
8 May 2018
Eurovision 2017: What are the UK's chances of winning?
Lucie Jones
In Depth

Eurovision 2017: What are the UK's chances of winning?

Lucie Jones flies the flag in the bid to end 20 years of hurt, but will Brexit get in the way?
11 May 2017
Sir Terry Wogan's best life advice
Terry Wogan
In Brief

Sir Terry Wogan's best life advice

Pearls of wisdom from veteran broadcaster, who has died aged 77
1 Feb 2016
Eurovision 2015 odds: the intelligent punter's guide
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In Depth

Eurovision 2015 odds: the intelligent punter's guide

What are the odds on Russia's Polina Gagarina beating the hot Eurovision 2015 favourite from Sweden, Mans Zelmerlow?
23 May 2015
Eurovision 2015: running order and the acts to watch
Eurovision Song Contest
In Brief

Eurovision 2015: running order and the acts to watch

Full Eurovision 2015 running order announced as Sweden sails through to finals while Ireland crashes out
22 May 2015
Electro Velvet divides the critics
Electro Velvet
In Depth

Electro Velvet divides the critics

UK's Eurovision 2015 entry Electro Velvet gets mixed response – but is it worse that Jemini's pointless Cry Baby?
9 Mar 2015
Guy Sebastian: why is Australia in Eurovision 2015?
Guy Sebastian
In Depth

Guy Sebastian: why is Australia in Eurovision 2015?

Australia's wildcard competitor says he is 'pumped', but to win he will have to overcome Eurovision's notorious voting blocs
5 Mar 2015
EUROVISION: Why Finnish punk is in the hot seat
Finnish Eurovision entrant PKN
In Brief

EUROVISION: Why Finnish punk is in the hot seat

Punk band with learning difficulties who sing about their hatred of chores becomes surprise favourite for Eurovision 2015
2 Mar 2015
EUROVISION: Russian public voted for Conchita
Austrian Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst
In Brief

EUROVISION: Russian public voted for Conchita

Judges in Russia, Armenia and Belarus marked her down - but it turns out the public are more tolerant
12 May 2014
EUROVISION: The intelligent punter's guide
In Depth

EUROVISION: The intelligent punter's guide

Our man in the Euro-paddock chooses the best bets for Saturday night's sing-song in Copenhagen
10 May 2014
EUROVISION: The five most eye-catching acts
Winners of the first semi-final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014,
In Depth

EUROVISION: The five most eye-catching acts

Gyrating milk maids, a bearded lady and a song about baking a cake – it must be Eurovision
7 May 2014
EUROVISION: who on earth is Humperdinck?
Engelbert Humperdinck
In Depth

EUROVISION: who on earth is Humperdinck?

BBC picks veteran crooner to salvage national pride at the Eurovision Song Contest
2 Mar 2012
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