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Mass French police deployment as Bastille Day meets World Cup

France will close the Eiffel Tower and mobilise 110,000 security staff as the weekend World Cup soccer final and Bastille Day festivities are expected to send hundreds of thousands of people into the streets, from Paris to the smallest of villages.

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Dreams broken but World Cup united Belgians

Belgium's World Cup dream is over but a fine run to a heartbreakingly narrow semi-final defeat by France at the tournament in Russia has left a feel-good glow that might just help hold the famously divided country together.

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May gets two-week Brexit reprieve from impatient EU

European Union leaders have given Prime Minister Theresa May two weeks' reprieve, until April 12, before Britain could lurch out of the EU if she fails to persuade MPs to back the withdrawal treaty she concluded with Brussels.