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Three years since the devastating fire, Notre-Dame Cathedral begins revival
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Three years since the devastating fire, Notre-Dame Cathedral begins revival

Ahead of the anniversary of the blaze on Friday, the mammoth cleaning job of the walls, vaults and floor is almost completed, restoring the cathedral to its original whiteness

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.

Major fire breaks out at 15th-century Nantes Cathedral in western France; arson suspected
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Major fire breaks out at 15th-century Nantes Cathedral in western France; arson suspected

The blaze that destroyed the church's grand organ and shattered stained-glass windows in Nantes, comes just over a year after a massive fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Four cops killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters; assailant shot dead, says French police official
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Four cops killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters; assailant shot dead, says French police official

Union official Loic Travers said the attack on Thursday appears to have begun in an office and continued elsewhere inside the large compound across the street from Notre Dame Cathedral.

Meritocracy, an assessment based on praise and blame, reflects existing hierarchies of power, status
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Meritocracy, an assessment based on praise and blame, reflects existing hierarchies of power, status

To criticise our praise for the wealthy and powerful as excessive inevitably raises the question of meritocracy. To what extent do we live in a meritocracy, and is that a good or a bad thing?

France's Notre-Dame Cathedral ‘still at risk of collapse' after April fire; work to secure structure will resume next week
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France's Notre-Dame Cathedral ‘still at risk of collapse' after April fire; work to secure structure will resume next week

Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris is still at risk of collapse after being gutted by a fire in April, with more stonework falling during the recent heatwave in the French capital, the government said on Wednesday

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.

Notre-Dame fire: IOC pledges 500,000 euros to ensure cathedral is restored in time for Paris Olympics 2024
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Notre-Dame fire: IOC pledges 500,000 euros to ensure cathedral is restored in time for Paris Olympics 2024

The International Olympic Committee pledged 500,000 euros ($562,0000) to help ensure Notre-Dame is restored in time for the 2024 Paris Games.

Days after Notre Dame blaze, man arrested for carrying gasoline, lighter fluid into St Patrick's Cathedral in New York
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Days after Notre Dame blaze, man arrested for carrying gasoline, lighter fluid into St Patrick's Cathedral in New York

A man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St Patrick's Cathedral in New York carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, police said, just days after a fire badly damaged the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

'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.

YouTube's algorithm links 9/11 videos to the Notre Dame fire: Report
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YouTube's algorithm links 9/11 videos to the Notre Dame fire: Report

YouTube's fact-check algorithm was showing an explainer for the 9/11 attacks in the US under a CBS video.

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.

Melanie Trump begins two-day Paris trip with visit to Necklar pediatric hospital
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Melanie Trump begins two-day Paris trip with visit to Necklar pediatric hospital

US first lady Melania Trump took her own path through Paris as she and President Donald Trump began a two-day visit to the French capital, starting at a children's hospital.

Paris police shoots hammer-wielding attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral; area cordoned off
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Paris police shoots hammer-wielding attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral; area cordoned off

Paris police is engaged in an operation near Notre Dame Cathedral after a French police officer shot and injured a man who attacked him with a hammer outside the cathedral on Tuesday, media reports said. The police urged passers-by to stay away from the area.

Watch: Exploding firecrackers trigger panic at memorial for Paris attacks victims
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Watch: Exploding firecrackers trigger panic at memorial for Paris attacks victims

Firecrackers and exploding light bulbs and heaters triggered scenes of panic in Paris on Sunday, as rumours of fresh shootings sent people diving for cover and calling for police.