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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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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

Videos for Lyon

France: Volunteers in Lyon fish more than 100 e-scooters out of Rhône river [Video]France: Volunteers in Lyon fish more than 100 e-scooters out of Rhône river

Paris and Marseille are also dealing with the growing trend.

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Watch: 75 years on, Lyon celebrates its liberation from Nazis [Video]Watch: 75 years on, Lyon celebrates its liberation from Nazis

Watch: 75 years on, Lyon celebrates its liberation from Nazis

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Two-man stabbing attack in Lyon leaves one dead, nine injured [Video]Two-man stabbing attack in Lyon leaves one dead, nine injured

Stabbing attack in Lyon leaves one dead, nine injured

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One dead, six wounded in France after suspected knife attack [Video]One dead, six wounded in France after suspected knife attack

One person was found dead and six others wounded on Saturday (August 31) in the city of Villeurbanne, near Lyon, central France, after a suspected knife attack, a local police source told Reuters...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

 

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

Lyon bomb blast suspect in custody, under formal investigation

The man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people last week has been remanded in custody and placed under formal investigation, public prosecutors said on..
Reuters - Published

Lyon bomb blast suspect pledged allegiance to Islamic State: French judicial source

The man suspected to have planted a parcel bomb in the central French city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, a..
Reuters - Published

France arrests four over Lyon blast

French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

France Lyon: Police arrest suspect in parcel bomb attack which hurt 13

france lyon: police arrest suspect in parcel bomb attack which hurt 13
A suspected parcel bomb packed with shrapnel exploded on Friday, injuring 13 people.
BBC News - Published

French police arrest suspect over last week's Lyon bomb blast - Interior Minister

French police have arrested a man suspected of being behind last week's bomb blast in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

French police search for man who left bomb in Lyon

Police hunted on Saturday for a man who left a bomb in a pedestrian shopping street in the central French city of Lyon on Friday that wounded 13 people, including a 10-year-old girl.
Reuters - Published

No claim made for Lyon bomb French anti-terrorism prosecutor says

No claim of responsibility has so far been made for a bomb attack in Lyon on Friday which injured 13 people, French anti-terrorism prosecutor Remy Heitz said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.
Reuters - Published

France Lyon: 'Parcel bomb' injures people

france lyon: 'parcel bomb' injures people
A suspected parcel bomb injures at least eight people in the eastern French city of Lyon, reports say.
BBC News - Published

At least eight injured by suspected bomb blast in Lyon

At least eight people were injured in a suspected bomb attack in central Lyon on Friday, French officials said.
Reuters - Published

Nikita Parris moves to Lyon - watch her best Man City goals

nikita parris moves to lyon - watch her best man city goals
Watch five of Nikita Parris’s best goals for Manchester City as the forward leaves the Women’s Super League to play for French and Women's Champions League winners Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Bronze & Duggan to go head to head in Women's Champions League final

bronze & duggan to go head to head in women's champions league final
Preview followed by a report and live coverage of Saturday's Women's Champions League final between Lyon and Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes

French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his..
Reuters - Published

French cardinal meets pope after saying he would offer resignation

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who was convicted by a French court of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse, met Pope Francis on Monday after saying before he left France that the purpose of his..
Reuters - Published

French cardinal convicted of covering up child sex abuse says he will resign

France's archbishop of Lyon said on Thursday he would submit his resignation to Pope Francis after he was found guilty of failing to report allegations of sex abuse committed by a priest in his..
Reuters - Published

French cardinal found guilty of sex abuse cover-up

A French court convicted the Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon on Thursday of failing to act on allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts in his diocese, handing Cardinal Philippe Barbarin a six-month..
Reuters - Published

France 'yellow-vest' protesters pelt Lyon police van with stones

france 'yellow-vest' protesters pelt lyon police van with stones
Officers filmed their riot van being targeted by demonstrators in Lyon.
BBC News - Published

French police fire tear gas as latest 'yellow vest' protests turn violent

French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday, as the 14th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests took a..
Reuters - Published

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