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Paris' Catholic diocese seeks more funds to restore, modernise interior of Notre-Dame
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Paris' Catholic diocese seeks more funds to restore, modernise interior of Notre-Dame

Several artists have already said they will donate their time and expertise for new artworks, and sponsors are being sought via the Notre-Dame Foundation as well as the American nonprofit Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris.

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.

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.

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.