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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 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.


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.
BBC News - Published

French priest on trial, accused of sexually abusing 75 boys

french priest on trial, accused of sexually abusing 75 boys
LYON, France (AP) — A French former priest accused of sexually abusing some 75 boys when he worked as their scout chaplain is on trial in Lyon, France's worst clergy abuse drama to reach court so..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Lyon

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

Francis Ford Coppola lights up Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:48Published

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


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

Meyzieu: surrealist theft of a McDonald's

meyzieu: surrealist theft of a mcdonald's
McDonald's in Meyzieu, close to Lyon, was the goal Friday night of a surrealist theft, filmed dwell and broadcast broadly on networks. Friday night, two males, wearing black and wearing black,..
WorldNews - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

Lyon, Chelsea miss chance to qualify for Champions League last 16

Chelsea and Lyon both missed opportunities to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages on Wednesday after failing to claim the wins they needed to book their places in the last 16.
France 24 - Published

Jacques Pépin, the chefs' chef

With four decades on television and two dozen cookbooks, chef Jacques Pépin has been influencing American tastes and techniques for generations. Jane Pauley talks with Pépin about his culinary..
CBS News - Published

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

Recipe: Jacques Pépin's Chicken in Vinegar

The famed chef and TV personality offers a classic dish, a specialty of the bistros of Lyon
CBS 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

French university student’s self-immolation sparks anger over living conditions

A 22-year-old student attempted suicide last Friday in Lyon by setting himself on fire outside a French university building. In a Facebook post, the young man decried his precarious financial..
France 24 - Published

French government under pressure after student sets himself on fire

french government under pressure after student sets himself on fire
LYON, France: The French government Wednesday attempted to defuse the anger caused by the attempted suicide of a student who set himself alight to protest the hardships of his university life. ......
WorldNews - Published

Magnitude-5.4 Earthquake Felt in Southern France

magnitude-5.4 earthquake felt in southern france
The French earthquake detection agency says a moderate tremor measuring 5.4 in magnitude has struck southern France in a remote area of the Drome department between Lyon and Marseille. � The agency..
WorldNews - Published

Portuguese champion Benfica beat Lyon after goalkeeper blunder

Portuguese champion Benfica boosted its hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage by beating Lyon 2-1 Wednesday thanks to a late blunder by goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.
France 24 - Published

Benfica beats Lyon 2-1 after goalkeeper error for 1st win

benfica beats lyon 2-1 after goalkeeper error for 1st win
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese champion Benfica’s hopes of making it out of the group stage in the Champions League were boosted Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Lyon after an...
WorldNews - Published

After Mourinho says no, Lyon hires Rudi Garcia as coach

after mourinho says no, lyon hires rudi garcia as coach
LYON, France (AP) — Turned down by Jose Mourinho, Lyon has hired Rudi Garcia as coach. Lyon says Garcia signed a two-year contract to replace...
WorldNews - Published

Neymar scores late as PSG beats Lyon in French league

neymar scores late as psg beats lyon in french league
Neymar scored an 87th-minute winner to give Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win at Lyon in the French league on Sunday. PSG stayed top with 15 points from six rounds, three ......
WorldNews - Published

Global health group ousts PRC, elevates Taiwanese

global health group ousts prc, elevates taiwanese
The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) last month expelled the China Medical Informatics Association (CMIA) and named Taiwanese representative Jack Li (李友專) as its next..
WorldNews - Published

French authorities arrest Afghan man following deadly knife attack

Police in France arrested an Afghan man after a deadly knife attack near the city of Lyon on Saturday. Authorities say the suspect fatally stabbed one person and injured nine others. At a news..
CBS News - Published

Lyon knife attack suspect in 'psychotic state', French prosecutor says

An Afghan man was in a "psychotic state" and on drugs during a multiple stabbing in France that killed one person and injured eight others, but investigators haven't found any terrorist ties, a..
France 24 - 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.
Reuters - Published

One dead, several wounded in knife attack near Lyon

One person was killed and another nine wounded, three seriously, on Saturday in a knife attack near the French city of Lyon, a regional official and emergency services said.
France 24 - 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

Liverpool-linked Fekir completes transfer to Real Betis

liverpool-linked fekir completes transfer to real betis
France international Nabil Fekir has completed his move from Lyon to Real Betis, the Liga club have announced. Fekir, who nearly completed a move to Liverpool a year ago, has signed on with Betis on a..
WorldNews - Published

Celebrations marred by violence after Algeria's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final win

Fans took to the streets of Paris, Marseille and Lyon on Sunday to celebrate the Algerian national football team's victory over Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final but the festivities were..
France 24 - Published

Victorious US Women's World Cup team headed home

The US women's soccer team is headed home following their 2-0 World Cup final win over the Netherlands. Tired, but elated, team members left their hotel in Lyon Monday after clinching their fourth.. - Published

US fans in France shout '(expletive) Trump' during Fox News World Cup report

Fox News' live report from a bar full of U.S. fans in Lyon didn't go as expected. - 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

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

us wins 4th world cup title, 2nd in a row, beats dutch 2-0
LYON, FRANCE — The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second..
WorldNews - Published

USA women's soccer: US looks to complete its French summer with a final win

usa women's soccer: us looks to complete its french summer with a final win
LYON, France -- The United States is about to conclude its summer in France with an opportunity to further cement its place as the best team on the international stage. The U.S. faces the Netherlands..
WorldNews - Published

USA win fourth Women’s World Cup title with 2-0 defeat of Netherlands

Captain Megan Rapinoe was on target as the title holders beat the Netherlands 2-0 in Lyon on Sunday to win the Women's World Cup for a record-extending fourth time.
France 24 - Published

Dutch underdogs stand in way of record fourth World Cup title for Rapinoe’s USA

Led by the charismatic Megan Rapinoe, the United States are aiming to retain the women's World Cup and clinch their fourth title overal as they face European champions the Netherlands in Sunday's final..
France 24 - Published

Women’s World Cup: Dutch striker van de Sanden at home in Lyon final

After a lacklustre start at this World Cup, Dutch striker Shanice van de Sanden bounced back to help The Netherlands score a spot in Sunday’s final. The Olympique Lyonnais forward will now play for..
France 24 - Published

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money

rapinoe slams fifa over schedule, prize money
By Simon Evans LYON, France, July 6 (Reuters) - United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final,..
WorldNews - Published

USWNT prepares to face off against the Netherlands in World Cup final

With one day until the Women’s World Cup final, anticipation is building. With 24 goals so far, Team USA has already set a record -- and along the way, it’s earned admiration and criticism. Roxana..
CBS News - Published

FIFA chief Infantino keen to expand Women’s World Cup

fifa chief infantino keen to expand women’s world cup
FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to expand the 2023 Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32. Australia, Brazil and Japan are among 10 countries that have expressed an interest in staging what..
WorldNews - Published

Women’s World Cup: Rose Lavelle, a rising star in Team USA’s constellation

Rose Lavelle hasn’t drawn as much of the spotlight as her superstar elders on Team USA, but the skilled midfielder has been indispensable on football’s biggest stage in France. At 24, she’ll..
France 24 - Published

Women's World Cup: Groenen the heroine as Netherlands outlast Sweden to reach final

women's world cup: groenen the heroine as netherlands outlast sweden to reach final
A solitary strike by Jackie Groenen sent the Netherlands into the World Cup final at the expense of Sweden after an attritional affair in Lyon. Holders and tournament favorites United States await in..
WorldNews - Published

Netherlands to face USA in Women’s Football World Cup Final

An extra-time strike by Jackie Groenen saw the Netherlands edge out Sweden 1-0 in a gruelling women's World Cup semi-final in Lyon on Wednesday, taking the European champions through to this weekend's..
France 24 - Published

Lyon sign €25m Mendes as Ndombele replacement

lyon sign €25m mendes as ndombele replacement
Lyon have announced the signing of Lille midfielder Thiago Mendes, who will help fill the void left by the departure of Tanguy Ndombele. Mendes joins fellow Brazilian Jean Lucas at the club after..
WorldNews - Published

Team USA heads to Women's World Cup final after victory over England

One more win will give the U.S. women's soccer team its second straight World Cup. The U.S. beat England two to one in Tuesday’s semi-final. Roxana Saberi reports from Lyon, France.
CBS News - Published

Morgan scores go-ahead goal, US beats England 2-1 to reach finals

morgan scores go-ahead goal, us beats england 2-1 to reach finals
LYON, France — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping motion and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World..
WorldNews - Published

The USA beat England 2-1 to reach women's World Cup final

The United States made it through to the women's World Cup final on Tuesday after they beat England in Lyon.
France 24 - 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

England vs USA prediction: How will Women's World Cup semi-final play out?

england vs usa prediction: how will women's world cup semi-final play out?
England face world champions USA for a place in the Women's World Cup final tonight. The Lionesses have hit form at the best possible time in France with their performance to see off Norway in the..
WorldNews - Published

Women’s Football World Cup set for semi-final clashes in Lyon

Three European sides feature in the final four as the Women’s Football World Cup moves to Lyon for both semi-finals: England meets the USA on Tuesday in what could well have been a final while Sweden..
France 24 - Published

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