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360 video: Experience the "Festival of lights" of Lyon

You’re at the Fete des Lumieres, the ‘festival of lights’ in Lyon France, an event that attracts millions of visitors from around the globe.

You’re at the Fete des Lumieres, the ‘festival of lights’ in Lyon France, an event that attracts millions of visitors from around the globe.

Business

Lyon's light festival gives business big boost

Lyon’s festival of light is not only an important economic barometer for France’s second city, it’s also a useful gauge for the whole country; much of which has been hit hard by a downturn in domestic

Lyon’s festival of light is not only an important economic barometer for France’s second city, it’s also a useful gauge for the whole country; much of which has been hit hard by a downturn in domestic

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Lyon's "spaceship" shines for the city's Festival of lights

For the first time ever, the Confluence Museum in Lyon has been used as a canvas for a lightshow as part of the city’s famed Festival of Lights.

For the first time ever, the Confluence Museum in Lyon has been used as a canvas for a lightshow as part of the city’s famed Festival of Lights.

Sport

Gerard Houllier's secret to managerial success

Gerard Houllier began his full-time managerial career as player-manager of Le Touquet in Northern France in 1973.

Gerard Houllier began his full-time managerial career as player-manager of Le Touquet in Northern France in 1973.

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Migrants begin to arrive at sites around France

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said 1,918 people had been processed and sent to 80 centres around France by Monday evening.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said 1,918 people had been processed and sent to 80 centres around France by Monday evening.

Culture

Catherine Deneuve wins Lumiere Award

The eighth edition of the Lumiere Festival in the French city of Lyon opened in style with guest of honour Quentin Tarantino.

The eighth edition of the Lumiere Festival in the French city of Lyon opened in style with guest of honour Quentin Tarantino.

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French cinema icon Catherine Deneuve awarded Lumiere prize

Icon of French cinema, Catherine Deneuve has been honoured for her contributions to the world of film in the city where it all began.

Icon of French cinema, Catherine Deneuve has been honoured for her contributions to the world of film in the city where it all began.

Culture

Body as a canvas the work of Eric Ceccarini

Belgian photographer "Eric Ceccarini":http://www.ericceccarini.com/ works as a fashion and advertising snapper.

Belgian photographer "Eric Ceccarini":http://www.ericceccarini.com/ works as a fashion and advertising snapper.

Culture

Photo Docks Art Fair in Lyon

Art meets business at the Photo Docks Art Fair in the French city of Lyon.

Art meets business at the Photo Docks Art Fair in the French city of Lyon.

Culture

Dancing in the rain at Lyon's Dance Biennial

The French city of Lyon has been celebrating the 17th edition of its dance biennial with the traditional opening parade.

The French city of Lyon has been celebrating the 17th edition of its dance biennial with the traditional opening parade.

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France: deadly fire engulfs chemical plant near Lyon

A body has reportedly been found in the rubble of a fire at a chemical plant on the outskirts of Lyon, in south eastern France.

A body has reportedly been found in the rubble of a fire at a chemical plant on the outskirts of Lyon, in south eastern France.

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Watch: Ronaldo loses it and throws microphone into lake

For a few days now, reporters have been wondering whether Cristiano Ronaldo was cracking under the intense weight of expectation at Euro 2016.

For a few days now, reporters have been wondering whether Cristiano Ronaldo was cracking under the intense weight of expectation at Euro 2016.

Sport

Saracens lift first European Champions Cup

English side Saracens have become the champions of Europe for the first time, after beating Racing 92 of France. They lifted the cup after a 21-9

English side Saracens have become the champions of Europe for the first time, after beating Racing 92 of France. They lifted the cup after a 21-9

Culture

Les Nuits Sonores tears down the house...again

Now one of Europe's leading electronic, techno and niche music festivals, Les Nuits Sonores in Lyon, France, has again brought prime cuts and deep grooves to the riverside and city venues

Now one of Europe's leading electronic, techno and niche music festivals, Les Nuits Sonores in Lyon, France, has again brought prime cuts and deep grooves to the riverside and city venues

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Thierry Frémaux: Cannes Film Festival is 'the place to be'

The Cannes film festival is fast approaching, an edition where the stars will be presented in a “huge” fashion, according to Thierry Frémaux

The Cannes film festival is fast approaching, an edition where the stars will be presented in a “huge” fashion, according to Thierry Frémaux

Culture

European Lab: the future of culture

The Nuits Sonores festival, which takes place annually in the city of Lyon was created in 2003. The European Lab is only five years old but is

The Nuits Sonores festival, which takes place annually in the city of Lyon was created in 2003. The European Lab is only five years old but is

Science_technology

Could polio be eradicated by 2018?

Poliomyelitis – or polio – could be gone by 2018, according to the latest data from the World Health Organisation. Only seven cases have been

Poliomyelitis – or polio – could be gone by 2018, according to the latest data from the World Health Organisation. Only seven cases have been