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Catherine Lagrange

Clean air and quiet streets - virus lockdown gave France's Greens election boost

30 Jun 2020

LYON, France The coronavirus lockdown persuaded retired speech therapist Anne-Marie Arnaud a better future could be had, one with emptier skies, fresher air and quieter streets rid of diesel-belching cars.

French police search for man who left bomb in Lyon

26 May 2019

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. | Video

NBA players Parker, Batum buy two ski resorts in French Alps

14 May 2019

LYON, France Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker and current teammate Nicolas Batum said on Monday they bought two ski resorts in the southern French Alps as the former San Antonio Spurs point guard prepares the end of his U.S. career.

NBA players Parker, Batum buy 2 ski resorts in French Alps

14 May 2019

LYON, France, May 13 Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker and current teammate Nicolas Batum said on Monday they bought two ski resorts in the southern French Alps as the former San Antonio Spurs point guard prepares the end of his U.S. career.

French court finds Bayer's Monsanto liable for farmer's sickness

12 Apr 2019

PARIS/LYON A French court has ruled that Monsanto was liable for the sickness of a farmer who inhaled one of its weedkillers, in another legal setback for the Bayer-owned business over health claims. | Video

Return of French farmer's case keeps Monsanto in legal spotlight

06 Feb 2019

LYON, France A decade-old lawsuit in which a French farmer with neurological problems accuses Monsanto of not providing adequate safety warnings for a weedkiller returns to court on Wednesday, adding to health claims faced by the Bayer-owned firm.

Cardinal's trial puts French Church in glare of Catholic abuse scandal

06 Jan 2019

LYON, France The Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon goes on trial on Monday charged with failing to act on historical allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts by a priest in his diocese.

Marine Le Pen's niece opens finishing school for would-be far-right leaders

22 Jun 2018

LYON, France The niece of far-right leader Marine Le Pen launched a political academy on Friday that she hopes will serve as a "finishing school" for would-be luminaries on France's right wing, but denied she was plotting a political comeback.

Soldier car incident in Alps not terrorism-related - French prosecutor

29 Mar 2018

LYON, France The incident in which a man was arrested by French police on Thursday after driving a stolen car at a group of soldiers jogging outside their base near in the foothills of the Alps was not terrorism related, a local prosecutor said.

France's Macron attacks Le Pen as frontrunners campaign in Lyon

06 Feb 2017

LYON French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron launched an attack on far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Saturday, saying she was betraying France's ideals, as the two frontrunners held rallies in the city of Lyon for a weekend of campaigning. | Video

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