Rooney to wear number ten shirt and captain’s armband as Southgate promises fitting send-off
15 November 2018 | 10:07 am
England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney will be given the number ten shirt and captain's armband when he comes off the bench for his final Three Lions appearance on Thursday.
20 Nov 2018
England manager Gareth Southgate has labelled Harry Kane as the best goalscorer in the world after his late goal secured top spot for England in the UEFA Nations League group on Sunday.
5 Dec 2018
Unai Emery has challenged Arsenal forward to be the Premier League's best goalscorer this season to help guide the club to a successful campaign.
7 Jan 2019
English football star and current DC United player Wayne Rooney was arrested for public intoxication just outside of Washington, D.C.
7 Aug 2019
Wayne Rooney in talks over coaching role on England return.
22 Jan 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as the most prolific professional goalscorer in the history of the game on Wednesday (January 20) after notching his 760th senior goal to help Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 in the Italian Supercup.
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This week on Talking Europe we take a look at some of the other countries, aside from Ukraine, that are knocking on the EU's door to join the bloc. EU leaders held a summit on Thursday with the Western Balkan states to discuss their accession process. For Albania, that started back in 2008 and still hasn't advanced to the negotiations stage. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama spoke to FRANCE 24’s Luke Brown on the sidelines of the EU-Western Balkans leaders' meeting in Brussels.
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Since Russia invaded Ukraine four months ago, the cost of living crisis has become a global issue. Prices have gone up around the world. In Europe, the countries that use the euro saw an average of 8.1 percent inflation in May. Pressure on prices, combined with stuttering economic growth, has sparked fears of a recession. These concerns could still come into play regarding the EU's response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In this programme, we're joined by two MEPs to discuss how the EU should balance sanctions against Russia with the risk of recession.
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German airline Lufthansa has said it is canceling over 2,000 additional flights at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs due to staff shortages. Its low-cost subsidiary, Eurowings, is also expected to cancel flights.
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On November 17, 2018, French men and women gathered for the first time on the capital’s iconic Champs-Élysées and on hundreds of roundabouts throughout France to protest against the high cost of living. They were easily recognisable by their yellow high-visibility vests. The months-long demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent and were met with a fierce crackdown by security forces. Almost four years later, those who participated in the movement tell FRANCE 24’s reporters how the struggle has changed their lives.
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The man behind the attack that shook a small Norwegian town has been sentenced to mental health care. The prosecution and defense both argued he was not capable of criminal responsibility.
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Bottom trawling is often singled out by scientists and activists as one of the world's most destructive fishing techniques. It's prevalent in European waters. Nothing escapes the vast nets: fish, crustaceans, but also coral reefs and seagrass beds. Wherever trawlers go, the ocean floor turns into a desert. In this edition of Down to Earth we head to Spain, where bottom trawling is rife, even in marine protected areas.