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Prefecture and commune in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Lyon: Prefecture and commune in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Lyon or Lyons is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south from Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north from Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast from Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais.

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Endangered red panda escapes zoo in south-east France

Staff at the zoo near Lyon warn the panda may look harmless but has "good claws and good teeth".
BBC News - Published

Northampton hold off Lyon fightback

Northampton Saints resist Lyon's second-half comeback to start their Heineken Champions Cup campaign with a win.
BBC News - Published

▶ Videos for Lyon

Artists shine a spotlight on climate concerns at Lyon's light festival [Video]Artists shine a spotlight on climate concerns at Lyon's light festival

Parks, monuments, hills, and rivers form part of the backdrop for sound and light perfomances created by artists from all over the world.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

'Magic and dreams' as Lyon's beloved Festival of Lights kicks off Christmas season [Video]'Magic and dreams' as Lyon's beloved Festival of Lights kicks off Christmas season

Lyon's hugely popular Fête des Lumières marking the start of the Christmas season kicks off this Thursday. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:45Published


Stunt mountainbiker's adrenaline-fuelled view of Paris [Video]Stunt mountainbiker's adrenaline-fuelled view of Paris

Stunt mountainbiker Fabio Wibmer takes a different view of Lyon and Paris as he rides the streets and stairways of the cities.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:52Published

Lyon welcomes Beaujolais Nouveau under shadow of U.S. tariffs [Video]Lyon welcomes Beaujolais Nouveau under shadow of U.S. tariffs

The city of Lyon celebrated "Beaujolais Nouveau" Day on Thursday, the annual tradition of uncorking the world-renowned wine, a month after the Trump administration put 25% tariffs on French winemakers...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:00Published

Gilets Jaunes one year on: Roadside 'big family' faces a crossroads [Video]Gilets Jaunes one year on: Roadside 'big family' faces a crossroads

Protesters near Lyon tell Euronews not just of their anger but also the friendly atmosphere in which Gilets Jaunes have grown to know each other.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:40Published

Appeals begin for G7 protesters accused of stealing Macron portraits [Video]Appeals begin for G7 protesters accused of stealing Macron portraits

Six climate change activists are set to appear in court here in Lyon, France today, two months after they were accused of stealing portraits of the French President Emmanuel Macron. They were taken..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:34Published

Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola praised as he wins Lumière Award [Video]Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola praised as he wins Lumière Award

The US filmmaker is honoured at a ceremony in Lyon and takes the director's chair to remake an 1895 classic

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:00Published

Francis Ford Coppola lights up Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival [Video]Francis Ford Coppola lights up Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival

Cult US filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola has received the prestigious Lumière Award at the Lumière festival, which ends on Sunday in Lyon.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:48Published

Frances McDormand kicks off Lumière film festival in Lyon [Video]Frances McDormand kicks off Lumière film festival in Lyon

The Lumière film festival opened in Lyon today. Film director, Francis Ford Coppola has won the main award.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:24Published

 

One dead, nine wounded in France after suspected knife attack

One person was killed and at least nine others wounded on Saturday in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon in central France after a suspected knife attack, a police source told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Alex Greenwood: Lyon sign Manchester United and England left-back for 40,000 euros

Lyon complete the signing of England left-back Alex Greenwood from Manchester United for 40,000 euros, rising to 60,000.
BBC News - Published

Manchester United's Alex Greenwood set to join Lyon

Manchester United agree a deal to allow England left-back Alex Greenwood to join European champions Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Liverpool end disappointing pre-season with victory over Lyon

Liverpool come from behind to end a disappointing pre-season campaign with a 3-1 victory over Lyon in Geneva.
BBC News - Published

Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac left out of Arsenal v Lyon game after attempted carjacking

Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac sit out Arsenal's defeat by Lyon on Sunday because they are "not ready" to play, says manager Unai Emery.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Dressing-room twerking, all the goals & superstars show the love

Watch all the goals and the best of the celebrity reaction as USA win their fourth World Cup after beating the Netherlands 2-0 in the final in Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Lionesses beaten in Women's World Cup semi-final

England suffer heartbreak in the World Cup semi-final, losing 2-1 to defending champions the United States in Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Tottenham sign Ndombele from Lyon for club record £53.8m

Tottenham sign France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele from Ligue 1 side Lyon for a club-record fee of 60m euros.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup: Megan Rapinoe ready for 'huge task' against England

US hero Megan Rapinoe says they face a "huge task" against England on Tuesday after setting up a Women's World Cup semi-final in Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Who do the stats suggest will win the tournament in France?

Hosts France are still favourites to lift the Women's World Cup trophy in Lyon, despite facing USA in the quarter-finals.
BBC News - Published

French prosecutor orders Lyon knife man into psychiatric ward

A French prosecutor ordered on Monday a man who had attacked soldiers with a knife in Lyon to be held in a psychiatric hospital.
Reuters - Published

French soldier shoots knife-wielding man in Lyon

A French soldier opened fire on Sunday at a man clad in a North African-style robe who was threatening military personnel with a knife in Lyon, police and the public prosecutor said.
Reuters - Published

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