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Moscow Police Crush Gay Rights Rally


The News Review:

– Moscow Police Crush Gay Rights Rally
– Eurovision was amazing says Jade
– Norton’s Eurovision debut reviewed

Moscow Police Crush Gay Rights Rally
New York Times
Gay rights campaigners called on participants and fans to boycott the contest in response to what they said was the government’s failure to guarantee even the most basic rights to gay men and lesbians. No mention of the gay rights protest was made at the Eurovision final Saturday night which was won by Norway’s Alexander Rybak.
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Eurovision was amazing says Jade
The Press Association
The 21-year-old Londoner came fifth in the music spectacular in Moscow on Saturday night – reversing the UK’s recent poor record. Speaking as she returned to Heathrow Airport she said: “I’m really happy I felt like I couldn’t have done any more. Copyright © 2009 The Press Association. All rights reserved.

Norton’s Eurovision debut reviewed
BBC News
The venerable host quit after the UK’s dismal performance in 2008 saying the competition was no longer about the music. Comedian and TV presenter Graham Norton stepped into his shoes – but did he fill them? Here is a round-up of reactions from across the press and the internet.

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