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Last night, the annual Eurovision Song Contest took place in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen. But you knew that already of course - as one Twitter user observed, attempting to discuss anything other than Eurovision online last night was "pissing into the wind."
The UK's entrant, Molly, put up an admirable fight with her surprisingly not-awful 'Children Of The Universe', but it was Austria's entry Conchita Wurst who won the competition... as well, it would seem, as the heart of Twitter.
Watch Conchita Wurst's winning performance below
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Here's some of the greatest, strangest and funniest tweets from what was, and is every year, a great, strange and funny night.
So this decides the European parliament, right?— Ewa SR (@EwaSR) May 10, 2014
This whole thing is basically a Ukip fever dream— Camilla Long (@camillalong) May 10, 2014
Azerbaijan gives Russia 12 points, thus guaranteeing their gas supply for another year #Eurovision— Fraser Nelson (@FraserNelson) May 10, 2014
Who are all these people voting for Hungary? Perhaps Nigel Farage is right, after all. Perhaps we DO have nothing in common with the EU.— Caitlin Moran (@caitlinmoran) May 10, 2014
The new face of progressive interventionism. We won't stop them annexing your country. But don't worry, we'll boo their Eurovision entry...— Dan Hodges (@DPJHodges) May 10, 2014
This time last year, Bonnie Tyler was downing a bottle of sherry and shouting at her shadow #Eurovision— Benjamin Lee (@benfraserlee) May 10, 2014
I'm sure Vladimir Putin will reflect upon this evening, take stock & re-emerge a more empathetic character *eric morecambe glance to camera*— Pete Paphides (@petepaphides) May 10, 2014
Oh, Lithuania. More misjudged than when I tried to kiss my teacher.— Nadia Kamil (@NadiaKamil) May 10, 2014
We take the piss out of Eurovision. It's a gagfest. But it's also a grand vehicle for an overt 'fuck you' liberalism in face of conservatism— Jay Rayner (@jayrayner1) May 10, 2014
Just a song contest, I know, but the world feels a little kinder & more civilised at the end of this one (+it was the best song) #eurovision— Pete Paphides (@petepaphides) May 10, 2014
Speaking backstage after her win, Wurst said: ""This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom. You know who you are - we are unity and we are unstoppable."
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