Keyword: Lyon

French decapitation attack suspect was on 'radicalisation list'

However, Yassin Salhi, 35, a father of three, had not been actively monitored by security officers since 2008 say French authorities.

France's 'forgotten social class'

The FT reports from a neighbourhood in France's second city where poor immigrants and the poor indigenous white working class cohabit.

Eurostar debuts London to Marseille high-speed rail service

Passengers on the service from St Pancras International will be able to reach the French Mediterranean port city in just over six hours.

French police arrest eight over alleged Syrian jihadist network

Officials say the seven men and a woman detained in the Paris and Lyon areas are not suspected of links to the Paris attacks of January 7th to 9th.

Six arrested in France for female jihadi recruitment

Two minors were among those arrested near Lyon on suspicion of recruiting young women to fight in Syria.

Frenchman jailed for calling and texting ex-girlfriend 21,807 times

Man started his ten months of harassment after the woman ended their relationship - he wanted her to thank him for doing up their flat.

Protestors greet Turkish PM on visit to Lyon

Pro-democracy and minority groups protested PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to meet with Turkish expats ahead of presidential poll.

French prosecutors seek to have Le Pen stripped of immunity

Officials want the European Parliament to strip National Front leader of MEP's immunity with a view to pursuing her over a remark about Muslims.

France, Italy battle to keep high-speed rail on track

The controversial plans for a 26-billion-euro high-speed rail link between the two countries face opposition from environmental activists.