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Third-largest city of France and prefecture of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Lyon: Third-largest city of France and prefecture of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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-east 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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French traders hold funeral march in Lyon to highlight lockdown impact [Video]

French traders hold funeral march in Lyon to highlight lockdown impact

The varied business owners were united by a simple demand: "Let us work". View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Suspect arrested in Lyon after attack on Orthodox priest [Video]

Suspect arrested in Lyon after attack on Orthodox priest

The priest, who was shot at around 16h CET on Saturday, is in a serious condition.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:30Published
The Dardenne brothers are honoured at forward-looking Lumière Festival [Video]

The Dardenne brothers are honoured at forward-looking Lumière Festival

With the Cannes Film Festival unable to take place physically because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Lyon's prestigious Lumière Festival has assumed even greater significance - honouring the past..

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

Cinema will survive COVID-19, Lumière festival director says [Video]

Cinema will survive COVID-19, Lumière festival director says

Lyon's 12th Lumiere festival opens this weekend with 23 feature films presented at Cannes earlier this year in the line-up.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:40Published
COVID-19 restrictions tighten further in France with bars to shut in four more cities [Video]

COVID-19 restrictions tighten further in France with bars to shut in four more cities

From Saturday, the cities of Lille, Lyon, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne will be designated maximum alert zones.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:24Published

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France blocks passengers on board bus from Italy after one falls ill

France on Monday blocked the passengers of a coach that had traveled from the Italian city of Milan to Lyon over concerns one Italian on board might be suffering from the coronavirus, local health..
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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.
Reuters - Published

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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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.
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