Headline Update: ‘ Fifa corruption probe: Officials arrested in Zurich ‘

Six football officials have been arrested over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, as Swiss prosecutors launch a criminal case into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

The suspects, who are said to include a Fifa vice-president, have been detained pending extradition to the US.

It involves alleged bribes worth about $100m (£65m; €92m) over two decades.

Fifa corruption probe: Officials arrested in Zurich_83244584_dizxbzzp.jpgSix football officials are arrested on corruption charges at governing body Fifa, as Swiss prosecutors launch a criminal case into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

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