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Portugal drowns in celebrations as Euro 2016 heroes return home
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Portugal drowns in celebrations as Euro 2016 heroes return home

After a night of rowdy celebrations Portugal's European champions led by Cristiano Ronaldo returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday and a country overjoyed by their upset win over France.

Euro 2016 is here to distract one final time before Europe and the world go back to turmoil
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Euro 2016 is here to distract one final time before Europe and the world go back to turmoil

Euro 2016, at best, has been a distraction from the turmoil in Europe and the world.

Police to swamp Paris' Champs Elysees avenue after Euro 2016 final
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Police to swamp Paris' Champs Elysees avenue after Euro 2016 final

Around 3,400 police will swamp Paris' Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday night after host nation France play Portugal in the final of football's European Championship, the city's police chief said.

Euro 2016 Final: France, struggling with its identity, will be 'bleu, blanc, rouge' for 90 minutes
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Euro 2016 Final: France, struggling with its identity, will be 'bleu, blanc, rouge' for 90 minutes

At last, France had come to accept its colonial past. The national team represented a ‘cultural mosaic’ and a beacon for multiculturalism, representing a new France with assimilated and uniformly French citizens.

Euro 2016: Portugal's 'second city' Paris divided by football loyalties ahead of final
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Euro 2016: Portugal's 'second city' Paris divided by football loyalties ahead of final

Looking forward to Sunday's big showdown between Portugal and France in the Euro 2016 football final, opinions are divided at Le Galvani in northwestern Paris

Euro 2016: Germany's semi-final loss to France blamed on non-white players by politician
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Euro 2016: Germany's semi-final loss to France blamed on non-white players by politician

A politician from Germany's right-wing populist AfD party sparked outrage, she suggested that Germany could win against France with fewer non-white players.

Euro 2016: Battle-hardened Ukraine soldiers stage own frontline tournament
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Euro 2016: Battle-hardened Ukraine soldiers stage own frontline tournament

As football fans prepare for the climax of the Euro 2016 tournament in France, battle-hardened Ukrainian troops are playing their own tournament against locals near the front in the war-scarred east.

Watch: Iceland's Euro heroes receive rapturous Reykjavik reception
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Watch: Iceland's Euro heroes receive rapturous Reykjavik reception

Iceland's footballers received a heroes welcome on returning home on Monday following their astonishing run to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals in France.

Why Iceland's players and fans have been the barnstorming sensations of Euro 2016
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Why Iceland's players and fans have been the barnstorming sensations of Euro 2016

Iceland reaching the Euro 2016 quarter-final is neither a fluke nor a fairytale, but the result of calibrated development.

Euro 2016: More than 1,000 football-related arrests since the start of the tournament
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Euro 2016: More than 1,000 football-related arrests since the start of the tournament

French police have made more than 1,000 football-related arrests since the start of Euro 2016 and 34 people have been ordered expelled, the interior minister said in an interview published Monday.

Euro 2016: 236 suspects arrested in China for illegal football gambling
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Euro 2016: 236 suspects arrested in China for illegal football gambling

A total of 236 suspects have been arrested in China for illegal football gambling and seized USD 4.2 million in cases involving overseas betting websites during the ongoing UEFA Euro 2016.

Iceland’s team behind the team: The men responsible for Nordic nation’s Euro 2016 success
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Iceland’s team behind the team: The men responsible for Nordic nation’s Euro 2016 success

The jokes have been doing the rounds on social media since Iceland's stunning 2-1 victory over England which put them in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.

Euro 2016: Wales celebrate greatest sporting triumph as pride shines through rainy Cardiff streets
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Euro 2016: Wales celebrate greatest sporting triumph as pride shines through rainy Cardiff streets

Familiar sights were on show as 'hen' parties made their way across the rain swept Wales' capital and sharply-dressed boys queued to get into nightclubs.

Euro 2016: How football brings a divided Belgium together for ‘90-minute patriotism’
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Euro 2016: How football brings a divided Belgium together for ‘90-minute patriotism’

This youthful Belgium team brings, with its new brand of football, a feel-good factor to the small West-European country.

Euro 2016: Iceland's favorite commentator is back and he wants England to leave Europe
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Euro 2016: Iceland's favorite commentator is back and he wants England to leave Europe

Iceland's favorite commentator is back as Gudmundur Benediktsson roasted an English defeat with aplomb. Brexit references may have also been thrown about!

Euro 2016: English fans 'won't go home' if they lose; Iceland fans hoping for a penalty shootout
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Euro 2016: English fans 'won't go home' if they lose; Iceland fans hoping for a penalty shootout

England fans drank together with Iceland supporters in a good-natured atmosphere in Nice on Monday as they returned to France's south coast for the first time since the mayhem of the Euro 2016 match with Russia.

Euro 2016: Tyson Fury makes surprise appearance, buys English fans drinks
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Euro 2016: Tyson Fury makes surprise appearance, buys English fans drinks

After postponing his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko, English boxer Tyson Fury headed straight to the European Championship where he stunned England soccer fans Sunday by buying a 1,000-euro ($1,110) round of drinks.

Euro 2016 feels too ‘sanitised' and this reflects a larger trend in football
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Euro 2016 feels too ‘sanitised' and this reflects a larger trend in football

Ahead of Euro 2016 the stadium was given a face-lift to conform with UEFA norms and welcome fans from across Europe, but, as is the case with all stadiums at the European Championship, it feels too ‘sanitised'.

Euro 2016: From Harry Kane to Manuel Neuer, how football players reacted to Brexit
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Euro 2016: From Harry Kane to Manuel Neuer, how football players reacted to Brexit

Brexit reaches Euro 2016 as foreign players expressed their shock' at Britain had voted to break away from the European Union.