Ahead of the European Championship, French security forces are under intense scrutiny. Authorities say they are prepared for any eventuality. DW's Lars Scholtyssyk went to Metz to put that claim to the test.
There was a lot wrong with Euro 2016 but we should revel in the fact it became a story of the collective rather than individuals. DW’s Jonathan Harding takes a look back at a dramatic yet flawed tournament.
Over 80,000 people attended a concert under the Eiffel Tower, as France opened a massive fan zone ahead of the European Championship. With crowds pouring to Paris, organizers worry about strikes and security.
The French Interior Ministry has launched a smartphone app that sends phone alerts about possible terrorist attacks. The app was unveiled two days before the kickoff of Euro 2016.
France says it wants to extend the state of emergency for another two months. The announcement comes amid terrorism concerns in the lead-up to the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.
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