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Ticketless fans expected to swarm France

2016-05-25 15:39

Around 250 000 British fans will travel to France for Euro 2016 without tickets for matches, British police warned.

France to deploy 60,000 police for Euro 2016

2016-05-25 09:45

France said it will deploy 60,000 police to provide security for Euro 2016 as it vowed to "to avoid a terrorist attack".

Benzema to miss Euro 2016

2016-04-13 18:22

Embroiled in the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape scandal, France's Karim Benzema revealed that he will not be at Euro 2016.

Beer to be sold at French League Cup final

2016-04-06 11:26

Alcoholic beer will be sold at the Stade de France for the final of the French League Cup.

Deschamps delighted as Kante makes his mark

2016-03-30 10:49

France coach Didier Deschamps was delighted with N'Golo Kante's performance on his first international start.

Benzema allowed to meet with Valbuena

2016-02-19 09:32

The investigating judge in the blackmail case has lifted the order preventing Karim Benzema from getting in touch with Mathieu Valbuena.

France to face Scotland, Cameroon in Euro 2016 warm-up

2016-02-08 14:56

France have lined up friendlies with Cameroon and Scotland in the two weeks before Euro 2016.

Benzema scandal shadows France's Euro hopes

2015-12-11 12:00

The sex-tape blackmail scandal in which Karim Benzema has become mired has cast a shadow over France's preparations for Euro 2016.

Benzema suspended indefinitely

2015-12-10 17:31

Karim Benzema has been suspended from the French soccer team over his involvement in an ongoing blackmail case.

Zidane hopes Benzema avoids suspension

2015-12-07 11:58

French football legend Zinedine Zidane hopes compatriot Karim Benzema is not suspended from representing his country.

Bezema: French coach 'supports me'

2015-12-06 19:48

Karim Benzema claims he retains the support of French coach Didier Deschamps despite being charged in a blackmail case.

French against Benzema's return to national team

2015-12-03 21:09

Some 82 percent of the French public feel that Karim Benzema should no longer play for his country.

Benzema: Sex tape blackmail a misunderstanding

2015-12-02 16:44

Karim Benzema says his go-between role in the Mathieu Valbuena sex tape blackmail case has been misunderstood.

Benzema to speak out

2015-12-02 10:14

Following increasing pressure in the wake of a blackmail scandal, France striker Karim Benzema has finally decided to speak out.

French PM takes swipe at Benzema

2015-12-01 14:38

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says Karim Benzema has 'no place' on national team.