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Roy Hodgson in discussion with Gary Neville after the recent friendly against Italy

Uefa suggest curbing the boom in backroom staff

Bigger may be better as far as Roy Hodgson and the England bench are concerned but Uefa have publicly questioned the need for such an army of assistants on international duty.

Mitt Romney talks to the media at Downing Street last week

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Mesut Ozil finished on the losing side in the semi-final

Beaten Germany were just lifeless, says Beckenbauer

Der Kaiser, mystified by performance of Löw's side, claims Italy were given too much respect

Germany coach Joachim Low

Germany coach Joachim Low 'betrayed' by mole says Hoffenheim coach Markus Babbel

Hoffenheim coach Markus Babbel believes Germany coach Joachim Low has been "betrayed" by a mole in the Germany camp who keeps revealing the team selection hours before the games are due to take place.

Jiracek sends co-hosts Poland crashing out

Czech Republic 1 Poland 0

Jakub Blaszczykowski of Poland celebrates scoring

The Last Word: Euro 2012 - A tournament as great as this... you have to be there

Poland had the nerve and belief to skim light-footed along the precipice

Euro 2012 Diary: Czech fans set to take over Wroclaw

As joint hosts, Poland would probably have expected a sizable home advantage for each of their matches during the competition, with thousands of red and white-clad folk roaring them home. That may not be the case for Franciszek Smuda's side in tonight's group match against the Czech Republic, though.

Russian fans clash with their Polish rivals in Warsaw on Tuesday night

Warsaw mayor issues apology for 'scandalous' hooliganism surrounding Poland match with Russia

Official says sorry to her country's guests after violent clashes between Polish and Russian fans

The scene in Warsaw before Tuesday's big game

Great on the pitch but Poland and Ukraine is chaos off it at Euro 2012

It is Jonathan Wilson's 13th tournament but the first time he's ended up sleeping on train floors

Polish and Russian fans clash outside the stadium in Warsaw before the match

Uefa condemn violence between Russia and Poland fans at Euro 2012

UEFA today condemned the violence that marred Poland's European Championship match with Russia, but it was unclear whether either team would face any sanctions.

For whom the bell tolls: The London Eye's stunning views

London tops expensive cities list

London is the most expensive city for an evening out, a cost comparison of the world's major cities reveals.

Czech midfielder Petr Jiracek (left) celebrates scoring the first goal
Rivalry: Russian blogs say fans will unveil a banner reading ‘Smolensk’ during Poland’s anthem

Poland v Russia: A rivalry most bitter

Poland v Russia carries the bad blood of centuries and, with the Katyn massacre's wounds reopened, there are fears of mayhem on the terraces today, says Shaun Walker in Warsaw

Ray Clemence is forced off the pitch

Poland hopes pride doesn't herald a fall

The start went well but co-hosts want more than just praise for organisation
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Drizzle it over salad, enjoy it with ciabatta, marinate vegetables, or use it to add depth to a sauce - this versatile staple is a cook's best friend
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Brief glimpses of the old Venus but Williams sisters' epic wars belong to history

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