Malaysia wins the World Pastry Cup where

Malaysia wins this year’s World Pastry Cup held in Lyon, which included a challenge previously unthinkable in France’s rich dessert history — no animal products at all: it’s got to be vegan to take the cake.

Lyon Festival of Lights kicks off for four days

The Festival of Lights launches in Lyon, France with four nights of multi-coloured enchantment and illuminations at the city’s symbolic sites. The programme includes the creation of 80 artists from 12 countries. Nearly 2 million people are expected to attend until Sunday.

First bottles of Beaujolais poured out in Lyon

People participate in the traditional opening of the first barrels of Beaujolais nouveau wine with young farmers carrying out the first pour and tasting.