Conchita Wurst
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Austria wins Eurovision Song Contest with 'Rise Like a Phoenix'

11 May 2014 Last updated at 00:06 BST

Austria has been crowned the winner of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest held in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen.

Drag act Conchita Wurst won the competition with her song, Rise Like a Phoenix, with 290 points.

Collecting her trophy she 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."

Footage courtesy of EBU and DR

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