Portugal meet Germany in the latest heavyweight Euro 2020 Group F clash in Munich this evening. The 2016 champions left it late to begin their delayed title defence with a comfortable win over Hungary on Tuesday, with the game remaining goalless for 84 minutes before Raphael Guerreiro’s goal and a late Cristiano Ronaldo double. Ronaldo became the highest goalscorer in European Championship history in Budapest and is now just three shy of Iran great Ali Daei’s all-time international record.
World champions France faced a hostile welcome in Budapest as they took on Hungary at the only full-capacity stadium in the Covid-hit Euro 2020. The 67,215-capacity Puskas Arena in Budapest was set to provide another raucous atmosphere as Saturday's Group F clash got underway at 1500 CET. Many waved the green-white-and-red national flag while some were clad in black T-shirts. Others stood bare-chested behind one of the goals in bright afternoon sunshine.UEFA says there are about 5,700 French fan
Twitter chatter blew up Friday after CNN weighed in on Ashli Babbitt, the Capitol rioter fatally shot by police as she climbed through a busted window to reach the Speaker’s Lobby and lawmakers huddled in fear during the violent insurrection on Jan. 6. The U.S. Capitol Police officer who shot Babbitt was cleared of any charges in the death of the 35-year-old Donald Trump follower and Air Force veteran. What really infuriated Twitter critics was a CNN “both sides” story Friday characterizing Babbitt as a “terrorist” to some and a “martyr” to others.
World champions France opened their campaign with a 1-0 win over Germany on Tuesday (June 15), while Hungary are looking to bounce back after going down 3-0 to Portugal the same day.The match in Budapest's Ferenc Puskas Stadium will played in front of a capacity crowd, the only venue of the eleven being used permitted to do so. Organisers have sold tickets to Hungarian fans who have been vaccinated and visiting fans with proof of negative COVID-19 tests.The match kicked off at 1300GMT.
World champions France are back in action at Euro 2020 this afternoon as they face Hungary in Group F. Didier Deschamps’ side got their campaign off to the perfect start by beating Germany 1-0 in their opening fixture, coming out on top in the heavyweight tussle in Munich thanks to Mats Hummels’ own goal. France can secure their place in the last-16 with victory over the Hungarians, potentially allowing Deschamps to rotate for their final game, against Portugal.
Robert Schuman, a French statesman who paved the way for the bloc that eventually evolved into European Union, has moved ahead on the Catholic church’s path toward possible sainthood. Schuman died in 1963 after serving as the first president of the forerunner of the European Parliament.
After missing the first four days, the Queen returned to her beloved Royal Ascot on Saturday. The event was held behind closed doors last year but was being staged this time round as part of the reopening of society following the Covid lockdowns. There was delight when Her Majesty arrived at 2pm to watch her horse Tactical's bid to add to her long list of winners. She was welcomed with waves, cheers and applause by the crowd, overjoyed to see her after a two-year absence. At around 1.30pm, annou
A tropical threat churning in the Gulf of Mexico is taking aim at the Gulf Coast -- and has formed into Tropical Storm Claudette just southwest of New Orleans. The storm is moving NNE as 12 mph with sustained winds at 45 mph, gusting at 60 mph. Tropical storm force winds extend 205 miles from the center. Claudette is expected to move inland Saturday morning, and is expected to weaken by tonight and become a post-tropical system by Sunday.