Under-fire French interior minister defends CL cup final policing

French interior minister Gérald Darmanin, who has been strongly criticised over the policing arrangements for last Saturday's Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid, when thousands of fans were caught for hours in a mass crush outside the Stade de France, has defended the handling of the event despite numerous complaints of police brutality and inadequate access to the stadium.

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France's interior minister has defended how police handled Saturday's Champions League final in Paris which saw some Liverpool fans being tear gassed, reports BBC News.