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

May 13 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.

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

Apr 12 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

Feb 06 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

Jan 06 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

Jun 22 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

Mar 29 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

Feb 05 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

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

Feb 04 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.

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

Feb 04 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.

France's Hollande to seek regulation of medicine prices at G7, G20 summits

Mar 23 2016

LYON, France French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would push for international regulation of medicine prices at a G-7 summit in Japan in May and a G-20 meeting in China in September.

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