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28th Aug 2016

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Football: Euro 2016 could be played in empty stadiums

The European football championship, which starts in June in France, could be played in empty stadium if there is a terror threat, Martin Kallen, who runs the competition at the UEFA, said Wednesday. Matches could be played at another time or another place "or with no public" to ensure security.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
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  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
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  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
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  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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