Security staff at the Euro 2016 has the tough job of protecting the crowds in and outside the venues. One particularly talented and conscientious security officer talks about how he and his colleagues react to keep situations from escalating.
A crowd crush allegedly linked with the sale of fake tickets has killed two people in Johannesburg and injured several others. The two teams playing were also involved in the country's two worst football tragedies.
The Social Democrats' leader has warned of the "fatal mistake" of mixing the debate on integration with security policy. Weeks ahead of key elections, the SPD has tried to distance itself from Angela Merkel's CDU.
Organizers have urged people planning to attend the Europa League final to get to the stadium early, due to stepped up security checks. The game is to go ahead despite Monday's deadly concert attack in Manchester.
Eight people have been killed in a Dakar soccer stadium after a wall collapsed onto clashing fans, triggering a stampede. Football brawls and deadly accidents are common in Africa where safety standards are quite low.
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