Karim Benzema revealed on his Twitter account that he will not feature for France at Euro 2016. Photo: Getty Images

Karim Benzema will not be selected for France’s Euro 2016 campaign, the country’s football federation (FFF) has announced. Benzema pleaded his case f(...)

 Karim Benzema of Real Madrid is still eager to feature in Euro2016. Photograph: Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images

Karim Benzema said he will put his trust in Didier Deschamps and Noël Le Graët when they meet on Wednesday to discuss his future with France ahead of (...)

 Mathieu Valbuena and Karim Benzema before the round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

A court on Friday confirmed an easing of restrictions on the movements of Karim Benzema, the French striker at the centre of a sex tape blackmail inv(...)

Didier Deschamps would be open to including Karim Benzema in France’s European Championship squad should the striker be cleared to play. Photograph: Afp

Didier Deschamps would be open to including Karim Benzema in France’s European Championship squad should the striker be cleared to play. The Real Mad(...)

France’s midfielder Mathieu Valbuena (left) and forward Karim Benzema during the 2014 World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images.

A magistrate has lifted a ban on France striker Karim Benzema meeting team-mate Mathieu Valbuena, whom he is suspected of trying to blackmail over a s(...)

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring against Granada CF last weekend. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has admitted to lying to fellow France international Mathieu Valbuena over a sex video at the centre of an alleged b(...)

Didier Deschamps has said it is ‘not possible’ to pick Karim Benzema for Euro 2016. Photograph: Reuters

The France coach Didier Deschamps has said it would be impossible for him to pick Karim Benzema for next year’s European Championship while the case i(...)

 Cristiano Ronaldo takes a free kick against Getafe. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez had particular praise for Karim Benzema on Saturday after the France forward struck twice to lead his team to a 4-1 wi(...)

Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema during a training session at Valdebebas Sport City. Photograph: Getty Images

Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez has given his full support to Karim Benzema over his involvement in a sextape scandal but the French strtiker will not(...)

Karim Benzema (second left) leaves the court house in Versailles: the Real Madrid striker’s lawyer  said Benzema was innocent and took no part in any blackmail. Photograph: Matthieu Alexandre/AFP/Getty Images

The French international footballer Karim Benzema has been placed under formal judicial investigation in connection with an alleged attempt to blackm(...)