In Pictures: Nail-biting finish leaves England fans jubilant
England football fans endured a tense spell of extra time before captain Harry Kane scored to take the Three Lions into the Euro 2020 final.
The majority of the 60,000 fans inside the stadium roared as players embraced at the end of a gruelling match, while around the country fan zones and front rooms were overwhelmed with cheering, and relieved, supporters as the home team came from behind for a 2-1 victory.
Earlier, the 1-1 full-time score line left many fans on the edge of their seats
Fans across the country had got into the party spirit, flying their flags in support of Gareth Southgate’s team.
It was the first time the men’s team has made it to the semi-final of a European Championship since the penalty shootout defeat to Germany at Euro 96.
The crowd at Wembley is the largest since coronavirus restrictions were introduced last spring, with some well-known faces in the crowd, including the Duke of Cambridge and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
There has been talk Spain and Italy could go on a new “amber watch list”. Talk of an amber watch list - where holidaymakers could see amber countries go straight to the red list - has sparked furore in Whitehall, according to reports. It comes as Italy tightened restrictions for British tourists while Greece has considered new rules.
American Xander Schauffele will take a one-shot lead over local hero Hideki Matsuyama into what looks set to be a thrilling final round of the men’s Olympic golf tournament. After yesterday’s sensational 63, Schauffele carded a three-under 68 to move to -14 for the week, with Matsuyama a shot back and Team GB’s Paul Casey in a tie for third with Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz on -12. Ireland’s Rory McIlory and first-round leader Sepp Straka of Austria are among four players tied for fifth a shot further back, while Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood joins Shane Lowry on -10 after a seven-under 64.
Nik Sharma’s recipes for roast grape, cheese and walnut salad and lime sorbet with a Thai twistA salty-sweet treat of a salad with roast grapes, feta and nuts, and a refreshing lime sorbet with extra fragrance from makrut lime leaves Nik Sharma’s roast grape, cheese and walnut salad. Photograph: Lizzie Mayson/The Guardian. Food styling: Liberty Fennell. Prop styling: Louie Waller. Food assistant: Jess Tofts.
A year after the explosion that rocked Beirut on August 4, 2020, killing 218 people, injuring more than 7,000 and devastating much of the city, the Lebanese investigation into the blast has yielded no credible results. Families of the victims, some of whom are calling for an international investigation, talk to FRANCE 24 about their search for justice. With their palms covered in red paint, women dressed in black hold framed photos of their loved ones aloft. Empty white coffins that symbolise th
Faced with a rise in the number of Covid-19 infections linked to the highly contagious Delta variant, 30 French departments have reinstated a mandatory mask wearing rule for outdoor areas, affecting many popular beachside towns where people have gathered for their annual summer break. Masks are now mandatory in outdoor areas in Morbihan and Côtes-d'Armor in France's western Brittany region, popular with tourists and families seeking sea and sun.30 out of 96 departments across mainland France wil
The surge in Delta variant cases is rattling parts of Asia previously relatively successful in containing COVID-19, such as Vietnam, which will from Monday impose strict curbs on movement in several cities and provinces. The government of New South Wales reported 210 new infections in Sydney and surrounding areas from the Delta variant outbreak. Tokyo's metropolitan government announced a record number of 4,058 infections in the past 24 hours.
Bleachers: Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night review – Jack Antonoff goes back to his roots. (RCA)The super producer’s complex musical identity finds full expression on this highly personal third Bleachers album
In Latvia's capital, a pasta order comes in and a robotic arm springs into action at the Roboeatz eatery. Within 5 minutes, a piping hot plate is ready. Roboeatz aims to revolutionise the fast food industry with its innovative use of technology.
Israel’s foreign minister has implored the British government to respond “severely” after a suspected Iranian drone attack on a tanker off the coast of Oman killed a British citizen. The Israeli-operated ship Mercer Street was sailing through the Arabian Sea when a so-called “kamikaze” drone laden with explosives crashed into it, according to US officials. A British man and a Romanian crew member were both killed in the attack, according to Zodiac Maritime, a firm owned by an Israeli billionaire
France’s 31st street music festival has kicked off in southwest France after a year of cancellations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But the strict health and safety measures in place for the festival – those attending are required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test – has deterred many people from attending. FRANCE 24 reports. France's street music festival is among the cultural events resuming across the country after a year of cancellations due to Covid-19. But this year's ed