France on high alert
Timothy Compston considers why anti-terrorism measures have been tightened up for Euro 2016.
With the high-profile UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament – the largest European sporting event this year – about to kick-off in 10 host cities across France, organisers will be hoping that the security measures being fielded are up to the task.
Certainly the events in Paris at the end of 2015, which included the Stade de France as a target, have necessitated a re-think on security over the last seven or eight months. Thankfully, a series of remedial measures have been taken and . . .