Eder holds the Euro 2016 trophy before leaving Marcoussis on Monday morning. Photograph: EPA

Portugal are celebrating their first-ever title after shocking Euro 2016 hosts France, leaving coach Fernando Santos proud of the strength and unity s(...)

Portugal were crowned kings of Europe after beating France 1-0 after extra time at the Stade de France. Photograph: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

Portugal 1 France 0 (AET) Perhaps they won it for him in the end, the skipper who seemed hell bent of carrying his nation to a major title in the w(...)

Dimitri Payet came closest to breaking the deadlock in France’s dour 0-0 draw with Switzerland in Lille. Photograph: Reuters

Switzerland 0 France 1 France finished top of Group A, not quite at a gallop but convincingly enough after an initially boisterous, ultimately rath(...)

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been named in France’s 23-man squad for the European Championships to be held in the country. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

France coach Didier Deschamps picked seasoned striker Olivier Giroud on Thursday for his 23-man squad for the European soccer championship, which Fran(...)

Dimitri Payet scored a stunning free-kick as France beat Russia 4-2. Photograph: Reuters

Dimitri Payet staked his Euro 2016 claims with a sumptuous strike for France that he called a “beautiful birthday present”. The West Ham midfielder c(...)

An injured man holds his head as people gather near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

The deadliest attack on French soil since the second World War – and the first carried out by suicide bombers – took place at six locations in Pari(...)