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EURO 2012: Ready for the show

After Five years of preparations it’s showtime in Poland and Ukraine where on Friday the 14th edition of the European Championships

After Five years of preparations it’s showtime in Poland and Ukraine where on Friday the 14th edition of the European Championships

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UK ministers boycott Euro 2012 championships

Thousands of football fans have gathered in Warsaw, for the kick off of the Euro 2012 football championships. The tournament, which starts on

Thousands of football fans have gathered in Warsaw, for the kick off of the Euro 2012 football championships. The tournament, which starts on

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Donetsk: The Ukrainian city with English football heritage

Donetsk, one of the host cities of Euro 2012. An industrial city with a strong footballing heritage, which to this day remains at the cutting edge of

Donetsk, one of the host cities of Euro 2012. An industrial city with a strong footballing heritage, which to this day remains at the cutting edge of

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Psychic pig to predict Euro 2012 champions

A psychic pig is about to be unleashed on the football world. Officials in Ukraine say Khryak – for that is his name – is set to take over where Paul

A psychic pig is about to be unleashed on the football world. Officials in Ukraine say Khryak – for that is his name – is set to take over where Paul

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Euro 2012: First teams arrive in Poland and Ukraine

With only four days to go before the main event, 1992 European Champions Denmark arrived in Poland on Monday to prepare for their Euro 2012 group

With only four days to go before the main event, 1992 European Champions Denmark arrived in Poland on Monday to prepare for their Euro 2012 group

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Euro 2012: Final Preparations

Euro 2004 finalists Portugal trained in Lisbon for the last time on Monday before heading off to Poland and Ukraine for this summer’s European

Euro 2004 finalists Portugal trained in Lisbon for the last time on Monday before heading off to Poland and Ukraine for this summer’s European

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1942 - 'Death match'

The aftermath of the so-called ‘death match’ between the Kiev football team ‘Start’ and a team of Nazi soldiers during World War Two has been hotly

The aftermath of the so-called ‘death match’ between the Kiev football team ‘Start’ and a team of Nazi soldiers during World War Two has been hotly

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Cost of staying in Ukraine affects Euro 2012 ticket sales

Up to 800,000 football fans are expected in Ukraine for the Euro 2012 Championships this summer. However, not all of them will be lucky owners of

Up to 800,000 football fans are expected in Ukraine for the Euro 2012 Championships this summer. However, not all of them will be lucky owners of

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Ukraine seeks revival of past footballing prowess

Football was the most popular sport in Ukraine during the Soviet era. After the revolution and the civil war in the 1920s, the Bolsheviks encouraged

Football was the most popular sport in Ukraine during the Soviet era. After the revolution and the civil war in the 1920s, the Bolsheviks encouraged

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Poland chooses Euro 2012 song

‘Jarzebina’, a group of Polish folk-singing grandmothers have won the race to provide Poland’s official team anthem for the European football

‘Jarzebina’, a group of Polish folk-singing grandmothers have won the race to provide Poland’s official team anthem for the European football

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Austrian officials to boycott Euro 2012 in Ukraine

Austrian government officials will not attend the European soccer championship in Ukraine in June as a “political signal”, Chancellor Werner Faymann

Austrian government officials will not attend the European soccer championship in Ukraine in June as a “political signal”, Chancellor Werner Faymann

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Ecomonic legacy

A gold coin, has been issued by the National Bank of Ukraine to mark Euro 2012. Weighing in at half a kilo and worth almost 35 thousand euros, the

A gold coin, has been issued by the National Bank of Ukraine to mark Euro 2012. Weighing in at half a kilo and worth almost 35 thousand euros, the

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Football - a family affair

The male monopoly of the beautiful game is almost history. Last year’s Women’s World Cup, held in Germany, was a resounding success both in terms of

The male monopoly of the beautiful game is almost history. Last year’s Women’s World Cup, held in Germany, was a resounding success both in terms of

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Euro 2012: Lahm misses Germany game as England faces tough test

France will be looking to upset favourites Germany, when the two European heavyweights square off in Bremen on Wednesday. Die Mannschaft will be

France will be looking to upset favourites Germany, when the two European heavyweights square off in Bremen on Wednesday. Die Mannschaft will be

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Waifs and strays in Ukraine

This week animal rights activists have been protesting outside a government building in Ukraine demanding authorities protect stray animals they

This week animal rights activists have been protesting outside a government building in Ukraine demanding authorities protect stray animals they

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Poland's race against time for Euro 2012

Warsaw’s national stadium is on the brink of completion after an eye watering investment of half of billion euros. In just six months time, the

Warsaw’s national stadium is on the brink of completion after an eye watering investment of half of billion euros. In just six months time, the

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Euronews' journalists on Euro 2012

“There may very well be a Ukraine Vs Poland final. We can dream, can’t we?” Siemienski Thomas – Head of the Polish team, euronews.     “Euro 2012 is

“There may very well be a Ukraine Vs Poland final. We can dream, can’t we?” Siemienski Thomas – Head of the Polish team, euronews.     “Euro 2012 is