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Welsh stars perform in Royal birthday celebrations

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Kathrine Jenkins and Shirley Bassey were amongst a galaxy of showbiz stars in a show honouring the Queen's birthday.

The spectacular show was held in the grounds of Windsor Castle - said to be the monarch's favourite home.

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The monarch was joined in the royal box by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.


Disappointment for Jake and Joe after Ukraine take Eurovision title

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It was a disappointing night for Welsh singer Joe Woolford who failed to win over the Eurovision juries in last night's competition.

The Ruthin star was competing as part of duo Jake and Joe in Sweden.

The pair finished third from the bottom in what was another disappointing year for the UK entry.

For the first time the points were awarded in a different way allowing for the 42 countries to give their points first.

Ukraine's Jamala took the top prize. Credit: PA images

This meant the public votes were saved to last and this made for an exciting fight between Ukraine and Australia for the top spot.

Ukraine just tipped over the edge after being awarded 534 points.

It wasn't all a loss for Jake and Joe after being awarded 12 points by Malta.

It was the first time the UK had been given full points in the last five years.

Wales gets behind Eurovision act Joe and Jake

A party is to be held to celebrate a Welsh singer making it through to the Eurovision finals.

21-year-old, Joe Woolford, from Ruthin will perform alongside singing partner Jake Shakeshaft in Stockholm later tonight.

The pair were chosen to represent the UK in February and are hoping to break the UK's 19 year losing streak with their song 'You're Not Alone'.

Rob Shelley went to meet Joe's uncle who's been organising the party.


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