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France to rebuild Notre Dame in its former likeness

Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year’s devastating fire. There will be no swimming pool or organic garden...

Notre Dame forecourt opens to public a year after blaze damaged cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt has opened to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year. The body overseeing...

Notre Dame Cathedral work site refitted for virus safety

Workers are refitting the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from coronavirus and allow clean-up efforts at the Paris landmark...

Notre Dame Cathedral ‘not saved yet’

The French general overseeing the reconstruction of the fire-devastated Notre Dame Cathedral has said the Paris landmark is not saved yet because there is...

‘Fragile’ Notre Dame ‘might not be entirely saved’

Notre Dame is still so fragile that there is a “50% chance” the Paris landmark might not be entirely saved because scaffolding installed before...

Heatwave brings new threat to fire-damaged Notre Dame

The heatwave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse, the chief architect of France’s historic monuments has...

Notre Dame’s melted roof leaves concerns over lead levels

Notre Dame’s melted roof has left very high lead levels in the plaza outside the cathedral and in adjacent roads. Police in Paris said lead...

French sailors pay tribute to Notre Dame by lining up in the cathedral’s shape

French sailors have paid tribute to the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral by lining up in the shape of it. The Marine Nationale, France’s navy, tweeted...

Yellow vest protests to resume despite Notre Dame fire

A founding leader of the yellow vest movement in France has accused president Emmanuel Macron of exploiting the Notre Dame Cathedral fire for political...

Donations pour in from around the world to help rebuild Notre Dame

A total of €880m has already been raised from ordinary worshippers as well as business leaders to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after...

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