• Schweinsteiger skips training

    Germany are waiting on the fitness of captain Bastian Schweinsteiger for their Euro 2016 semi-final against France in two days' time, as the Manchester United star sat out Tuesday's training.

  • Iceland want more

    Gylfi Sigurdsson has promised Iceland will not be content to bask in the glory of their Euro 2016 heroics having had a taste of the highs and lows of tournament football.

  • Britain, France mark 100 years of Somme offensive

    With a cannon blast and a piercing whistle, Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since soldiers emerged from their trenches to begin one of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the River Somme.

  • PSG appoint Emery

    Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday name Spaniard Unai Emery as their new coach on a two-year contract.

  • Britain under pressure for quick EU split

    Germany and France led demands for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world.

  • The UK's EU referendum: All you need to know

    This article is designed to be an easy-to-understand guide now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union.

  • Ozil, Pogba fund surgeries of 22 needy children

    The Germany international has been involved in numerous philanthropic campaigns over the course of his career, the latest of which has included funding the surgery of 11 African children.

  • Wales v NI in last 16, England face Iceland

    Wales will play Northern Ireland in the last 16 of Euro 2016, while England take on Iceland and the Republic of Ireland face France.

  • 'Sports terrorists' bring new chaos

    Croatian fans who hurled flares on the pitch to halt their country's Euro 2016 match against Czech Republic are branded "sports terrorists" as the showcase tournament suffers new troubles.

  • 20 Russians thrown out

    Twenty Russians including a far-right agitator are to be thrown out of France on Thursday as the city of Lens go into lockdown.

  • Russians arrested, alcohol banned

    Police on Tuesday detain 43 Russia fans suspected of taking part in clashes with England supporters in Marseille at the start of the Euro 2016 football tournament, and two cities in northern France impose alcohol bans in a bid to avert more hooliganism.

  • French police chief's killer 'claimed allegiance to IS'

    A man claiming allegiance to so-called Islamic State (IS) stabbed a French police commander to death before being killed when police stormed a house, officials have said.

  • N Ireland fan plunges to his death

    A Northern Ireland fan becomes the first fatality at Euro 2016 after plunging to his death from a guard rail overlooking the sea in the French city of Nice, a police source said.

  • Violence mars England’s Euro 2016 opener

    A number of British people are in hospital in France, the UK's ambassador has said following a series of clashes between football fans in Marseille.

  • Payet's tears of joy

    Dimitri Payet leaves the field in tears of joy after scoring the sensational last-gasp goal in France's 2-1 win over Romania to launch their European Championship campaign in style on Friday.

  • Hollande hails smooth Euro start

    French President Francois Hollande hails a smooth start to Euro 2016 despite strikes and terror fears which saw football fans wade through heavy security to attend the opening match.

  • Zidane backs France

    France will not crumble under the weight of expectations as the host nation of the Euro 2016 tournament and will instead take advantage of the atmosphere generated by the home support.

  • 'Russia win crucial'

    Anything less than a win over Russia on Saturday could scupper England's Euro 2016 hopes, goalkeeper Joe Hart has warned as Roy Hodgson's new-look Three Lions bid to end 50 years of heartache.

  • Two England fans arrested after Marseille clash

    Two England football fans have been arrested after police used tear gas during a clash with locals in Marseille ahead of the first Euro 2016 games.

  • Lights out at midnight

    French coach Didier Deschamps imposes a lights out at midnight regime in the team base as he prepares his players to launch the European Championship finals on Friday.

  • France’s condolences for recent killings

    The Embassy of France is deeply shocked and saddened by the three recent murders in Bangladesh, it says in a press release.

  • Germany need to rediscover form

    The German side setting their sights on Euro 2016, 20 years after their last continental trophy, may be completely different from the one that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

  • Frenchman 'planned attacks during Euro 2016'

    A Frenchman detained last month with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which starts on Friday, Ukrainian officials say.

  • Paris floods ease but alerts in France's north

    The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded after reaching its highest level in three decades as attention turned to other areas of France where alert warnings have been issued.

  • Paris on alert as swollen River Seine reaches peak levels

    The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris reached its highest level in three decades, spilling its banks and prompting the Louvre museum to shut its doors and evacuate artworks in its basement.

  • Hodgson defends England's toiling trio

    England manager Roy Hodgson is forced to defend his tactics after his side narrowly edge 10-man Portugal 1-0 in their final warm-up game prior to Euro 2016.

  • Western powers urge Syria aid drops

    The US, UK and France urge the UN to begin air drops of humanitarian aid to besieged areas in Syria.

  • New call in Poland to extradite Roman Polanski to US

    Poland's justice minister says he will appeal against a decision not to extradite film director Roman Polanski to the US for statutory rape.

  • ‘Euro 2016 in France could be terror target’

    The US has warned that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

  • Squads: UEFA Euro 2016, France

    23-member Euro 2016 squads of Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Ukraine, England, Wales, Turkey and Belgium have been announced.