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Two years after the devastating fire, French President Emmanuel Macron visits Notre Dame
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Two years after the devastating fire, French President Emmanuel Macron visits Notre Dame

The French president offered a “huge thank you” and a message of determination to all the workers mobilised to rebuild Notre Dame.

Two years since massive blaze, the road to restoration for Notre-Dame is still long and arduous
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Two years since massive blaze, the road to restoration for Notre-Dame is still long and arduous

With at least two TV dramas and one feature film in the pipeline about 15 April, the drama of that night and the race to save the 850-year-old building looks set to be further graven in the public memory.

Notre Dame: Rector claims restoration of Paris cathedral will need 15-20 years
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Notre Dame: Rector claims restoration of Paris cathedral will need 15-20 years

In the days following the 15 April 2019, blaze that engulfed Paris’ Gothic gem, French President Emmanuel Macron set a five-year restoration deadline for 2024, when Paris is to host the Summer Olympics. But French officials quickly backpedaled Macron’s statement, conceding that it was unrealistic to complete the enormous project by that time.

Fifty percent chance of Notre Dame Cathedral being saved, restoration work unlikely to begin before 2021, says rector
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Fifty percent chance of Notre Dame Cathedral being saved, restoration work unlikely to begin before 2021, says rector

The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a 50 percent chance the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year's fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic monument

Notre-Dame blaze: 'Cigarette or electrical fault' may have caused April 15 fire; criminal intent ruled out but probe still on
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Notre-Dame blaze: 'Cigarette or electrical fault' may have caused April 15 fire; criminal intent ruled out but probe still on

A poorly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral in April, French prosecutors said, while ruling out any criminal intent.

The Notre Dame and its ‘speaking stones’
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The Notre Dame and its ‘speaking stones’

The Notre Dame cathedral, like similar gothic structures, is rife with symbols of alchemy

Month after Notre-Dame Cathedral fire, restoration work on Paris monument proceeds briskly
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Month after Notre-Dame Cathedral fire, restoration work on Paris monument proceeds briskly

A Gothic architectural jewel and part of the world's cultural heritage, Notre-Dame, built in the medieval period, is under restoration after a major fire damaged it on 15 April, 2019.

Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain sell 1000 Notre-Dame inspired shirts; proceeds from sale to be given to emergency services
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Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain sell 1000 Notre-Dame inspired shirts; proceeds from sale to be given to emergency services

Each shirt cost 100 euros ($122) but Paris Saint-Germain refused to say how much money had been given to the charities associated with the fire service in the French capital

Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from Art Newspaper Weekly to In Our Time and GOTcast
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Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from Art Newspaper Weekly to In Our Time and GOTcast

Our lowdown on the best episodes from a selection of podcasts that deserve a listen this week. Ready to tune in?

Salma Hayek's husband François-Henri Pinault pledges $339 mn for Notre-Dame reconstruction
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Salma Hayek's husband François-Henri Pinault pledges $339 mn for Notre-Dame reconstruction

A national fundraiser has been launched in France with the purpose of bolstering the renovation of Notre-Dame.

'Gutted but valiant': Notre-Dame Cathedral retains bell towers, stained-glass windows; authorities pledge 700 million euros to rebuild it
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'Gutted but valiant': Notre-Dame Cathedral retains bell towers, stained-glass windows; authorities pledge 700 million euros to rebuild it

Considered among the finest examples of European Gothic architecture, Notre-Dame is visited by more than 13 million people a year. It sits on an island in the Seine, overlooking the Left Bank hangouts of Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso.

'Like a bombing': Daylight reveals extent of Notre-Dame damage as blaze leaves behind piles of rubble, charred debris
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'Like a bombing': Daylight reveals extent of Notre-Dame damage as blaze leaves behind piles of rubble, charred debris

After firefighters put out the last remnants of the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, daylight revealed piles of rubble and charred debris inside the 850-year-old monument

Notre Dame fire: French envoy Alexandre Ziegler says 'deeply moved' by emotional outpouring from people of India
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Notre Dame fire: French envoy Alexandre Ziegler says 'deeply moved' by emotional outpouring from people of India

The over 800-year-old cathedral, a World Heritage Site, is considered one of the most iconic landmarks globally and is visited by a large number of people from several countries.

Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flames
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Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flames

A massive fire consumed France's Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark. Firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control.

Notre-Dame fire: Paris official says cathedral's main structure 'saved and preserved', blaze 'decreasing' in intensity
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Notre-Dame fire: Paris official says cathedral's main structure 'saved and preserved', blaze 'decreasing' in intensity

The main structure of Notre-Dame cathedral in central Paris has been saved after hours of fire-fighting to put out a devastating blaze, the city's top fire official said late Monday.

Huge fire engulfs Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris; firefighters tackle blaze, police ask residents to 'make way for rescue vehicles'
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Huge fire engulfs Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris; firefighters tackle blaze, police ask residents to 'make way for rescue vehicles'

The flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year. A spokesman for the cathedral said that the wooden structure supporting the roof was being gutted by the blaze.

Man held at Eiffel Tower for brandishing knife, had history of psychological problems
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Man held at Eiffel Tower for brandishing knife, had history of psychological problems

A man arrested at the Eiffel Tower after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces has told investigators he wanted to kill a soldier, sources close to the case said on Sunday.

France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'
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France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

The attack on a French police officer outside Paris's famed Notre Dame cathedral by a hammer-wielding man was an "isolated act," government spokesman Christophe Castaner said Wednesday.

French police shoot attacker who shouted 'this is for Syria' outside Notre Dame in Paris
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French police shoot attacker who shouted 'this is for Syria' outside Notre Dame in Paris

French police shot and injured a man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside Paris's Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday, as he shouted "this is for Syria".

Donald Trump pledges to end political limits on churches
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Donald Trump pledges to end political limits on churches

Washington: Declaring that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump has vowed to repeal a rarely enforced IRS rule that says pastors who endorse candidates from the pulpit risk losing their tax-exempt status.