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Eurovision Song Contest

Russia slams ‘outrageous’ Eurovision vote scandal

Russia's foreign minister has issued a stern warning over claims that his country's contestant in the Eurovision song contest lost out on 10 points that should have been given to her by Azerbaijan.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 5:10am

Emmelie de Forest the toast of Denmark after winning Eurovision title

Her song, Only Teardrops - the bookmakers' favourite - won comfortably at Saturday night's finals, scoring 281 points at a glittering ceremony watched by millions of viewers.

20 May 2013 - 5:39am

Talking points

Legco questions for Timothy Tong

18 May 2013 - 4:10am

Debts force nations to quit Eurovision song contest

One after another they are calling in sick. First, Portugal and Poland and now, short of an economic miracle, Cyprus and Greece.

3 Dec 2012 - 4:24am

Six degrees

Actor Gerard Depardieu (below) added to the sagging reputation of middle-aged Frenchmen travelling abroad by relieving himself on a CityJet flight from Paris to Dublin earlier this month. Whether the one-time heartthrob, now 62, had been drinking or suffers prostate problems has been a subject of debate.

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Head First Goldfrapp (CD)

After she played a good-girl-gone-bad in the 1978 smash hit Grease, Olivia Newton-John starred in another cult movie, Xanadu. It featured feathered haircuts, rollerskating and ancient Greek muses.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Movie930 (CD) Various Artists

Of all the '101s' and 'Essential Collections' flooding the market lately, none can compare to this four-disc, 72-song compilation of memorable movie tunes. While many compilations simply throw all the songs together randomly, the outstanding Movie930 groups them carefully into four themes.

2 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Perfect for celluloid-lovers

Of all the '101s' and 'Essential Collections' flooding the market lately, none can compare to this four-disc, 72-song compilation of memorable movie tunes.

While many compilations simply shove all the songs together randomly, the outstanding Movie930 groups them carefully into four themes.

9 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

The Promise Il Divo (CD)

Sit back and listen to the relaxing harmonies of Il Divo's latest album, The Promise. The four good-looking singers deliver another classical crossover album full of heartfelt songs and passionate vocals.

20 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Stick with the originals

The recent movie interpretation of the hit West End musical Mamma Mia naturally required an accompanying soundtrack.

The 17 tracks include dance floor favourites Dancing Queen, Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) and, of course, the title track Mamma Mia.

7 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

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