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French minister condemns crowded Marseille football celebrations

Olympique Marseille earned a 1-0 away win at Ligue 1 champions and arch rivals Paris St Germain, sparking the celebrations on Marseille’s Vieux Port.

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Paris streets overflow as vast crowds celebrate World Cup win

Mirroring scenes in towns and cities across the France, the Champs-Elysées avenue and other thoroughfares in central Paris were filled on Sunday evening by tens of thousands of jubilant and chanting supporters of the national football team after its victory over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow.

Paris city-centre New Year celebrations to be held under tight security

Crowds of hundreds of thousands traditionally join the official festivities on the Champs-Elysées, which this year will be cut to ten minutes.

Jubilation and arrests on France’s streets as Algeria progress in World Cup

Algerians in France celebrated their team's achievement in reaching knockout stages; there were 74 arrests as some fans clashed with police.

Paris Saint-Germain victory celebration ends in rioting

Football club’s Ligue 1 title celebrations were cut short Monday night after ugly clashes between spectators and police in central Paris.