Croatia sorry after trouble mars Czech Republic game

Media playback is not supported on this device Croatia’s football federation has apologised for the behaviour of fans who caused trouble at Friday’s Euro 2016 match against the Czech Republic. Flares were thrown on to the pitch and fighting broke out in the stands. The CFF said a “small group of hooligans” had “stolen joy…

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UK astronaut Tim Peake returns to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is back on Earth after a historic six-month stay on the International Space Station. A Soyuz capsule carrying Major Peake and two other crew members touched down in Kazakhstan at 10:15 BST. He called the journey back “the best ride I’ve been on ever”, adding: “The smells of Earth are just…

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Jo Cox MP death: Thomas Mair in court on murder charge

The man charged with the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox has appeared in court and been remanded in custody. Thomas Mair gave his name as “Death to traitors, freedom for Britain” when he appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Mrs Cox, 41, was shot and stabbed in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on Thursday. Mr Mair, 52,…

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Highlights, goals and fun from 2016 Uefa European Championship in France.

Media playback is not supported on this device Catch up with all the goals, match highlights, fun moments and more from the 2016 Uefa European Championship in France. WATCH MORE: More great Euro 2016 video content Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Football

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UK astronaut Tim Peake's capsule separates from ISS

Tim Peake is now on his way back to Earth after the spacecraft he is in undocked from the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz capsule carrying Major Peake and two other crew members will land in Kazakhstan at 10:15 BST on Saturday. During his stay, he made the first spacewalk by a UK astronaut…

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Dominant Spain progress to last 16

Media playback is not supported on this device Two-time defending champions Spain progressed to the last 16 of the European Championship with a masterful display against a poor Turkey in Nice. In the performance of the tournament, Spain became the first team to score more than twice in a Euro 2016 match. Alvaro Morata headed…

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IMF says EU exit 'largest near-term risk' to British economy

A UK exit from the European Union could mean the UK misses out on up to 5.6% of GDP growth by 2019, the IMF has warned. Brexit is the “largest near-term risk” to the UK economy, the IMF said in its annual UK economic outlook. It added that the net economic effects would probably be…

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Jo Cox MP death: Man charged with murder

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting of Labour MP Jo Cox. West Yorkshire Police said Thomas Mair, 52, has been charged with the murder of the 41-year-old. She was shot and stabbed outside her constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on Thursday. Mr Mair will appear at Westminster Magistrates’…

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Euro 2016: Croatia boss Ante Cacic criticises 'sports terrorists' after crowd trouble

Media playback is not supported on this device Croatia boss Ante Cacic has called the supporters who threw flares on to the pitch in their Euro 2016 draw with the Czech Republic “sports terrorists”. The match, which ended 2-2, was halted in the 86th minute when flares from the Croatia end rained down on the…

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Russian athletes ban is 'unfair', says Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin has said it is unjust and unfair that Russian athletes remain banned from international competition, including the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) decided not to lift the suspension, imposed after accusations of state-sponsored doping. Individual athletes can compete as neutrals if they prove they are clean. The…

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