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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 at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south of Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north of Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast of Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais.

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Sebastião Salgado: world-famous photographer's Genesis exhibition comes to Lyon [Video]

Sebastião Salgado: world-famous photographer's Genesis exhibition comes to Lyon

Sebastião Salgado: world-famous photographer's Genesis exhibition comes to Lyon

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 04:00Published
‘Don’t Stop Me Now’: Lyon choir sings from lockdown [Video]

‘Don’t Stop Me Now’: Lyon choir sings from lockdown

Meet the France-based choir who are refusing to let confinement hold them back. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:51Published
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.View on euronews

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

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:00Published
Violent Stabbing In France Leaves 2 Dead [Video]

Violent Stabbing In France Leaves 2 Dead

World / France (Newser) – A man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon Saturday, killing two people and wounding others,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

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Paris St-Germain 4-2 Lyon: Fernando Marcal nets comedy own goal

Lyon defender Fernando Marcal's comical own goal helps Paris St-Germain claim victory and open up a 12-point lead at the top of Ligue 1.
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Northampton keep quarter-final hopes alive

Northampton claim a late bonus-point 36-24 victory at Lyon, keeping their hopes of reaching the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals alive.
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Protesting French forensic police recreate giant crime scene in Lyon

French forensic officers set up a giant fake crime scene on Saturday in front of the courthouse in Lyon at a demonstration to draw attention to their working conditions.
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Izzy Christiansen: Everton re-sign England Lioness from Lyon

England international Izzy Christiansen leaves European champions Lyon to return to Women's Super League side Everton.
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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".
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Northampton hold off Lyon fightback

Northampton Saints resist Lyon's second-half comeback to start their Heineken Champions Cup campaign with a win.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tottenham sign France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele from Ligue 1 side Lyon for a club-record fee of 60m euros.
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Women's World Cup 2019: Who do the stats suggest will win the tournament in France?

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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.
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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.
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