Eurovision 2017 winner: Portugal triumphs in shock victory over favourites Italy

UK entry Lucie Jones finished in 15th place…and Spain ?   in Last Place !!

Portugal has won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time, narrowly beating Bulgaria and Moldova in a nail-biting grand final.

Former X-Factor contestant Lucie Jones provided the UK with its highest score since 2009, finishing in 15th place with 111 points.

Salvador Sobral’s poignant song Amar Pelos Dois emerged victorious with 758 points, with the 27-year-old describing his win as a “victory for music”.

Portugal are the longest-running contestants never to have won the competition, despite trying for 53 years.