France reaches 30 million Covid-19 vaccine first doses

2021-06-1217:21

NEWS WIRES

France has administered a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 30.14 million people, health authorities said on Saturday, hitting the government's target for mid-June.

Wales draw with Switzerland, mighty Belgium enter fray

2021-06-1216:55

FRANCE 24

Euro 2020 stopped off in Baku as Kieffer Moore earned Wales a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in their opening game on Saturday, following Italy's impressive win to get the tournament underway in Rome the previous night. Finland beat Denmark 1-0 in a match overshdowed by Danish star Christian Eriksen's collapse, and star-studded Belgium launched their campaign by facing off against Russia.

Denmark's Christian Eriksen in stable condition after collapse during match

2021-06-1216:54

NEWS WIRES

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was taken to a hospital Saturday after collapsing on the field during a match at the European Championship, leading to the game being suspended for more than 90 minutes.

Barbora Krejcikova wins French Open women's title

2021-06-1215:22

NEWS WIRES

Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova won her first Grand Slam title by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the French Open final Saturday.

Greek PM discusses relations with Turkey, migrants and summer tourism

2021-06-1214:37

Alexia KEFALAS

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis played down tensions with neighbouring Turkey ahead of a meeting with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at next week's NATO summit. Asked about the issue of migrant arrivals, he said "it is our job to defend our borders". Finally, the Greek leader encouraged tourists to come to Greece this summer, calling it "a safe country" and saying that Greece has "managed the pandemic better than many other European countries".

Moscow introduces new restrictions amid surge in Covid-19 cases

2021-06-1214:25

NEWS WIRES

Moscow's mayor on Saturday ordered a week off for some workplaces and imposed restrictions on many businesses to fight coronavirus infections that have more than doubled in the past week.

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