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Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest nail-biter

Mans Zelmerlow wins 365 points from voters and juries in 40 countries, while Polina Gagarina scores 303 points

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Sweden's Zelmerlow (above) takes first place with his up-tempo crowd-pleaser Heroes; Russia's Gagarina fails to take the title with her paean to world peace - A Million Voices.

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Sweden's Zelmerlow takes first place with his up-tempo crowd-pleaser Heroes; Russia's Gagarina (above) fails to take the title with her paean to world peace - A Million Voices.

Vienna

SWEDEN narrowly beat Russia on Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe's annual anything-goes music extravaganza.

Some 41 years after Swedish superstars ABBA took the title, chiselled Mans Zelmerlow won 365

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