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UEFA Nations League: Host Italy, Belgium advance to stellar star-studded finals; England relegate Iceland to League B
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UEFA Nations League: Host Italy, Belgium advance to stellar star-studded finals; England relegate Iceland to League B

Belgium and Italy join Spain and France, who topped groups that finished Tuesday. That means the tournament will feature the winners of the World Cup in 2006, 2010 and 2018.

Germany, France prepare for more curbs amid second coronavirus wave; EU looks at a 'different Christmas'
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Germany, France prepare for more curbs amid second coronavirus wave; EU looks at a 'different Christmas'

German officials have agreed to a four-week shutdown of restaurants, bars, cinemas, theatres and other leisure facilities in a bid to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus infections

UEFA Nations League: Gareth Southgate admits England 'got away with it' after 1-0 win over Iceland
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UEFA Nations League: Gareth Southgate admits England 'got away with it' after 1-0 win over Iceland

Southgate pinpointed a lack of match sharpness with the new Premier League season still a week away for an underwhelming performance, but insisted Kyle Walker and Joe Gomez must learn from mistakes that nearly cost their country.

Irksome in Iceland, brusque in Britain? Politically connected 'non-career' US envoys draw ire
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Irksome in Iceland, brusque in Britain? Politically connected 'non-career' US envoys draw ire

Most recently, US Ambassador Jeffery Ross Gunter has left the locals aghast with his ad looking for armed bodyguards in to Iceland, the most peaceful country in the world

UEFA Nations League: Title-holders Portugal to face world champions France in Group A
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UEFA Nations League: Title-holders Portugal to face world champions France in Group A

The group phase will start in September, after Portugal tries to retain its more significant title at the 12 June - 12 July European Championship

Euro 2020 playoffs: 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland drawn to play Romania; Bulgaria to face off against Hungary in semis
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Euro 2020 playoffs: 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland drawn to play Romania; Bulgaria to face off against Hungary in semis

Iceland’s road back to the European Championship will go through a playoff semi-final match at home against Romania in March.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Finland poised for international breakthrough after 80 years, one win away from qualifying for first major tournament
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Finland poised for international breakthrough after 80 years, one win away from qualifying for first major tournament

All that's needed is a home win over Liechtenstein, one of the world's weakest teams, in Helsinki and Finland will take their place in next year's European Championship

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: England suffer defeat against Czech Republic; Cristiano Ronaldo nears 700 goals as Portugal beat Luxembourg
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: England suffer defeat against Czech Republic; Cristiano Ronaldo nears 700 goals as Portugal beat Luxembourg

England missed an opportunity to qualify for Euro 2020 on Friday as they slid to a 2-1 loss in the Czech Republic, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 699th goal in a routine Portugal win over Luxembourg.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Injured Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France's fixtures against Iceland, Turkey
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Injured Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France's fixtures against Iceland, Turkey

Paris St Germain’s Mbappe, who has been struggling with a recurring thigh problem, has been replaced in the squad by Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Alassane Plea.

Pakistan denies Ram Nath Kovind’s request to use its airspace for Iceland visit in view of tensions over Jammu and Kashmir
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Pakistan denies Ram Nath Kovind’s request to use its airspace for Iceland visit in view of tensions over Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan has refused a request by India to allow President Ram Nath Kovind to use its airspace for his flight to Iceland, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday

UK to offer EU citizens three-year immigration scheme after no-deal Brexit; move aimed at reassuring businesses recruiting staff
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UK to offer EU citizens three-year immigration scheme after no-deal Brexit; move aimed at reassuring businesses recruiting staff

New policy will allow immigrants, their close family members from European Economic Area, to apply to live and work in Britain for up to three years

Iceland honours first glacier 'Okjokull' lost to climate change with funeral and plaque
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Iceland honours first glacier 'Okjokull' lost to climate change with funeral and plaque

Iceland loses 11 billion tonnes of ice per year, scientists fear all of the country's glaciers will be gone by 2200.

NASA's Mars 2020 rover takes to Iceland's lava fields to get ready for the Red Planet
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NASA's Mars 2020 rover takes to Iceland's lava fields to get ready for the Red Planet

It will continue the work of the "Curiosity" rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012.

England vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former all-rounder Luke Wright slams Iceland Cricket's 'rubbish' tweet on Rashid Khan
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England vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former all-rounder Luke Wright slams Iceland Cricket's 'rubbish' tweet on Rashid Khan

Rashid conceded 110 runs in his nine overs against England in a World Cup match at Old Trafford. He became the most expensive leg-spinner in the history of 50-over cricket. He was dispatched for 11 sixes during England's innings.

Japan withdraws from IWC to resume commercial whaling, comes under heavy criticism for 'sneaky step'
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Japan withdraws from IWC to resume commercial whaling, comes under heavy criticism for 'sneaky step'

The announcement had been widely expected and comes after Japan failed in a bid to convince the IWC to allow it to resume commercial whaling. Japan would officially inform the IWC of its decision by the end of the year, which will mean the withdrawal comes into effect by 30 June.

New York tops list for preferred White Christmas holiday for Indians, says report
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New York tops list for preferred White Christmas holiday for Indians, says report

New York, London and Toronoto are the most preferred destinations for Indian travellers for Christmas this year

UEFA Nations League: France, Netherlands vie for last semi-final berth after Portugal, England and Switzerland seal spots
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UEFA Nations League: France, Netherlands vie for last semi-final berth after Portugal, England and Switzerland seal spots

Portugal, England and Switzerland will be joined in the Final Four by either France or the Netherlands. The Dutch will advance if they get at least a draw on Monday in Germany.

Podcast roundup: From Classical Classroom to Imagined Life and Proof, our pick of the best this week
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Podcast roundup: From Classical Classroom to Imagined Life and Proof, our pick of the best this week

When there is a podcast on nearly every subject under the sun, finding one to suit your interests may seem daunting. To help you tune into one that's really worth your while, here is our weekly list of curated podcasts.

International friendlies: Kylian Mbappe sparks late comeback to rescue France from defeat against robust Iceland
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International friendlies: Kylian Mbappe sparks late comeback to rescue France from defeat against robust Iceland

Kylian Mbappe inspired a fightback from world champions France as they rallied from two goals down at home to earn a 2-2 draw with Iceland on Thursday.

France coach Didier Deschamps 'not worried' by tensions between Paul Pogba, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho
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France coach Didier Deschamps 'not worried' by tensions between Paul Pogba, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

France coach Didier Deschamps insisted on Thursday he was not concerned by escalating tensions between Paul Pogba and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho after he named his latest squad ahead of games against Iceland