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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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'At least two dead' in shooting at bar in Sweden

At least two people have died and several were injured after a gunman opened fire inside a bar in the city of Gothenburg, Swedish police said.

Police said that an automatic weapon is believed to have been used in the shooting, but they had no details on any suspects.

The shooting happened in Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city. Credit: Google Maps

The shooting happened in the Biskopsgarden suburb in a neighborhood that has a history of gang violence, police spokeswoman Ulla Brehm said.

"There is absolutely nothing that indicates terrorism," Brehm said, adding there where indications that it was gang related.

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