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Dutch artist expelled from Eurovision Song Contest is likely to face charges, Swedish police say

Dutch artist expelled from Eurovision Song Contest is likely to face charges, Swedish police say

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Netherlands’ contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest who was dramatically expelled from the competition hours before the grand finale will likely be charged for making illegal threats, Swedish police said Monday. Joost Klein had failed to perform at two dress rehearsals on Friday and the organizer, the European Broadcasting Union...

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Dutch broadcaster furious, fans bemused after Netherlands’ Joost Klein is booted from Eurovision

Dutch broadcaster furious, fans bemused after Netherlands’ Joost Klein is booted from Eurovision

MALMO, Sweden — A Dutch public broadcaster reacted angrily after the Netherlands’ contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest was dramatically expelled from the competition hours before Saturday’s final over a backstage incident that is being investigated by police. Dutch broadcaster furious, fans bemused after Netherlands’ Joost Klein is booted from Eurovision The European Broadcasting Union,...

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Dutch contestant kicked out of Eurovision hours before tension-plagued song contest final

Dutch contestant kicked out of Eurovision hours before tension-plagued song contest final

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — The Netherlands’ contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest was dramatically expelled from competition hours before Saturday’s final of the pan-continental pop competition, which has been rattled by protests over the participation of Israel. Competition organizer the European Broadcasting Union said Swedish police were investigating “a complaint made by a female member...