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Gary Barlow surprises bride at Merseyside wedding

Take That star Gary Barlow gave a Merseyside bride a wedding she'll never forget when he appeared and sang on her big day.

Anita Jayne Morrissey-Booth had just got married to her new husband Alex in Knowsley when the Take That frontman appeared and sang A Million Love Songs at her reception.

It comes after Gary pledged in January that he would sing at three weddings in 2015 and since then has stayed true to his word.

Swedish singer 'happy and proud' of Eurovision win

Sweden's Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow has said he is "proud and happy" with his victory in the competition.

Speaking at a news conference in Vienna after receiving the trophy for his song 'Heroes', the 28-year-old singer and TV presenter said he could not believe that he had won.

Sweden has won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Credit: Reutrers/Leonhard Foeger

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, beating Russia and Italy in the long-running TV music show.

Finalists from 27 countries took part in the competition which was held at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria.

The 28-year-old singer and TV presenter performed the winning electro-pop ballad 'Heroes', dancing in front of a black screen with animated gnomes.

Sweden last won the 60-year-old competition in 2012.

Listen to Sweden's winning entry below:

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Todd Carty says Terry Sue-Patt will 'never be forgotten'

Todd Carty is best known for playing Mark Fowler in Eastenders. Credit: PA

Todd Carty has paid tribute to his "dear friend" and Grange Hill co-star Terry Sue-Patt.

Writing on Twitter, the actor said Sue-Patt, who played his best friend Benny Green in the children's show, was "gone but never forgotten".

Sue-Patt was found dead at his east London home on Friday afternoon.

Police have not released details of how the 50-year-old died but said they did not believe it was suspicious.

Read more: Grange Hill actor Terry Sue-Patt dies aged 50

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Flood of bets for Eurovision Song Contest favourites

Bookmaker Coral says it has seen a flood of bets for 2015 Eurovision Song Contest favourites Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow ahead of this evening's final in Vienna.

Flood of bets for Eurovision Song Contest favourites. Credit: PA

The five-time winners have been cut into 6-4 (from 13-8) to come out on top this evening.

Russia are second best in the outright betting at 10-3, while Italy can be backed at 7-2.The United Kingdom are 40-1 with Coral to cause an upset in the final. Electro Velvet are the 7-4 favourites to finish last, while they are 10-1 to fail to pick up a point following their performance.

Eurovision hopefuls gear up for grand final in Austria

This year's Eurovison contest is taking place at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna.

All of the finalists for the 2015 Eurovision competition are now in place and prepared to battle it out for the coveted title in tonight's live grand final.

This year's contest, which is taking place at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, is being hosted by Austrian trio Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer.

Last year's winner, Conchita Wurst, will present coverage from the green room with contestants backstage.

There are 27 finalists this year - first up is Slovenia and the final act of the night is Italy.

The UK's entry this year, which comes from Electro Velvet and is called Still In Love With You, will be fifth on stage.

Notable absentees this year include Ireland, who despite being the competition's most successful country with seven wins under their belt, failed to qualify in the second semi-final.

In the UK, the results from the televised grand final on BBC One at 8pm will be voiced by TV chef Nigella Lawson.

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