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Parachuting protestor causes drama at Euros; Greenpeace apologize

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A Greenpeace protestor attempting to parachute above the pitch before France v Germany at Euro 2020 narrowly avoided disaster on Tuesday when he clipped overhead camera wires. The man lurched alarmingly towards fans in the stands after hitting wires connected to the stadium roof but managed to swing round in a tight loop to land on the park. He was quickly led away by security personnel. A spokesperson for Greenpeace told dpa “we are incredibly sorry,” for and on Twitter the organization said the action “never had the intention to disturb the game or to injury people.” Greenpeace said its prot…

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