About: Euro 2016

Global Europe 28-06-2016

Cameron heads to Brussels for awkward divorce encounter

With England's disgraced football team returning from France after being dumped out of Euro 2016 by Iceland, Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels today (28 June) for an awkward encounter with his 27 counterparts.
Languages & Culture 28-06-2016

‘I’m still alive’ jokes Queen Elizabeth on Northern Ireland visit

"I'm still alive," quipped the British monarch Queen Elizabeth yesterday (27 June) when asked about her health, in her first round of public engagements since Britain voted to leave the European Union.
Global Europe 15-06-2016

Obama, Hollande discuss Florida shootout, Paris stabbing

President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande discussed a knife attack outside Paris, and the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, yesterday (14 June) - attacks for which Islamic State claimed responsibility, the White House said.

Ukraine says detained French rightist planned attacks on Euro 2016

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said on Monday (6 June) that a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting.

French rail strike weakens but pilots call walkout during Euro championship

French rail travellers faced more misery today (3 June) as strikes cut train services by half but a militant union's bid to widen protests against planned labour reforms to air traffic control and the Paris metro appeared to fail.

Escalating strikes in France put Euro 2016 at risk

Striking rail workers halted about half of French train services on Wednesday (1 June) in a dispute over working time as a standoff between the militant CGT union and the Socialist government over a proposed labour law reform escalated.

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