England vs Spain Euro 2024 final tickets scramble ...The Standard podcast

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England’s late winner against the Netherlands has sparked a rush of fans trying to get to Berlin in time for Sunday night’s final.

Evening Standard reporter Robert Dex has the latest on the race to grab those gold-dust final tickets for the showdown against Spain.

The Three Lions win in the second semi-final in Dortmund means Spanish fans have had an extra 24 hours to arrange flights, trains, tickets and accommodation - leaving England supporters playing catch-up.

You won’t be surprised to learn the prices are sky-high - tune in to discover how much.

It comes after a last-gasp wonder goal winner by Ollie Watkins added to Harry Kane’s zinger of an equalising penalty.

Now, all eyes are on the Olympiastadion in the German capital. Plus, we also have there’s some very special news for London about a victory parade, if England win.

In part two, we’ll look at why water bills in London are set to shoot up by almost £100 by 2030 under proposals unveiled by the industry regulator Ofwat.

Thames Water, Britain’s biggest water supplier, says the money’s needed to fix its shattered finances, attract new investors and pay for a multi billion investment programme.

We’re joined by Ewan McGaughey, professor of law at King’s College London, a specialist in public service regulation, including water.

You’ll hear more about this latest blow for London households’ finances, the Labour government’s appetite for nationalisation and challenges for London’s new super sewer.

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