Eurovision: UK’s dire points haul of 16 revised down to 11

Organisers say meagre points total for Bigger Than Us was in fact inflated due to error

The UK’s last-place finish in the Eurovision song contest was a national humiliation – but it turns out the result was even worse than previously thought.

Michael Rice’s song Bigger Than Us performed disastrously in the contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, with viewers told it had won just 16 points from national juries and public votes across Europe. However, organisers discovered an error and have now revised this downwards to 11 points – compared with 498 points for the winning Dutch entry.

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Eurovision: UK’s dire points haul of 16 revised down to 11