World Cup 2018: Paul Pogba’s late goal gives France victory over Australia

World Cup 2018: Paul Pogba’s late goal gives France victory over Australia

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018 highlights: France 2-1 Australia Paul Pogba’s late goal broke Australian resistance as France started with a win in Group C and history was made with the World Cup’s first VAR goal. The video assistant referee penalised Australia’s Josh Risdon for a sliding challenge on […]

German rappers anti-Semitism lyrics probe dropped

German rappers anti-Semitism lyrics probe dropped

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kollegah and Farid Bang later visited Auschwitz Two German rappers will not be prosecuted after an outcry over lyrics about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Critics attacked Kollegah and Farid Bang for comparing their muscular bodies with those of Auschwitz inmates, and suggesting a new Holocaust. But prosecutors said the artistic […]

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Italy’s new prime minister said he would soon propose radical EU immigration reforms Italy and France have jointly expressed support for EU “asylum centres” to be set up in countries where many migrants begin their journeys to Europe. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron met in […]

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Italy’s new prime minister said he would soon propose radical EU immigration reforms Italy and France have jointly expressed support for EU “asylum centres” to be set up in countries where many migrants begin their journeys to Europe. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron met in […]

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Italy’s new prime minister said he would soon propose radical EU immigration reforms Italy and France have jointly expressed support for EU “asylum centres” to be set up in countries where many migrants begin their journeys to Europe. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron met in […]

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Italy’s new prime minister said he would soon propose radical EU immigration reforms Italy and France have jointly expressed support for EU “asylum centres” to be set up in countries where many migrants begin their journeys to Europe. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron met in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘to accept jail term and £16.4m fine’ in tax case

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘to accept jail term and £16.4m fine’ in tax case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The news came hours before Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Spain Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly agreed to accept a £16.4m (18.8m euro) fine and suspended jail term to settle tax evasion charges. The Real Madrid and Portugal footballer, 33, was accused last year of defrauding tax authorities of €14.8m, […]

Eiffel Tower perimeter fence built to stop terrorism

Eiffel Tower perimeter fence built to stop terrorism

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The iconic tower will be surrounded by high walls and bulletproof glass Paris is to unveil its newly built perimeter defences around the Eiffel Tower to protect against terror threats. Temporary barriers were placed around the tower in June 2016, and are now being replaced with more permanent measures. Set […]

World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Portugal and Spain draw 3-3

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: Portugal 3-3 Spain highlights Cristiano Ronaldo produced one of the great World Cup performances as his dramatic late free-kick earned Portugal a draw with Spain in a classic encounter in Sochi. The Real Madrid forward’s 88th minute swerving set-piece soared into the top corner […]

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Macron and Italian PM Conte back EU ‘asylum centres’ in African nations

Image copyright AFP Image caption Italy’s new prime minister said he would soon propose radical EU immigration reforms Italy and France have jointly expressed support for EU “asylum centres” to be set up in countries where many migrants begin their journeys to Europe. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron met in […]