The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has made an impassioned plea for tolerance following his win at the Eurovision Song Contest.
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Michael Rice will fly the flag for the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest when he takes to the stage for the grand final.
The 26 finalists of the Eurovision Song Contest have performed for the international juries in the hope of securing the coveted “douze points”.
Michael Rice has made his Eurovision Song Contest debut in Israel, representing the UK with a rousing rendition of Bigger Than Us.
The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has said making the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest means he can show he is “more than just an artist”.
Ireland’s Eurovision Song Contest entry has failed to qualify for the grand final following a closely fought semi-final.
Sweden’s Eurovision Song Contest entry made an emotive semi-final debut as John Lundvik performed his gospel-tinged track Too Late For Love to the loudest cheers of the night.
Ireland’s Sarah McTernan has kicked off the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.