Jedward finish eighth in Eurovision

Jedward finish eighth in Eurovision

Irish Eurovision hopefuls Jedward came in eighth place with 'Lipstick' at last night's competition in Dusseldorf .

The contest was won by Azerbaijan with romantic duet 'Running Scared', performed by Ell and Nikki.

Former 'X Factor' stars John and Edward Grimes impressed with their big-shouldered red sparkly jackets and trademark quiffs as they gave a high-energy performance.

They picked up maximum points from neighbours Britain, and from Denmark and Sweden, but it was not enough to beat the might of the former Soviet Union States.

Ireland returned the favour to Denmark by awarding the Nordic nation 12 points.

In the end, Azerbaijan finished with twice as many points as the Grimes twins.

Italy came second, Sweden third, and the UK with boyband Blue came 11th.

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