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10:47 UK time, Tuesday, 3 June 2008

"We will play football without you this summer" - Germany's Bild newspaper finally has a cutting riposte to all those beach towel gags.

football.gifAfter a Brit won compensation because his Greek holiday had too many Germans, the mass circulation Bild newspaper - which shares much of its DNA with the Sun - equalises with a guide to resorts overly-populated by the British, liberally spiced with gibes about drinking habits and penalty-taking ability. The paper adds that those keen to avoid Brits this summer should head for Austria and Switzerland... the hosts of Euro 2008. One-nil to the sun-lounger hoggers.

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