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11 Apr
On the evening of April 15 2019, France and the world watched transfixed in horror as flames ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, fearful that the heritage landmark could be lost to humanity forever.
13 Sep 2019
A rare royal tapestry housed at Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has been spared the water damage officials feared after firefighters doused the great mediaeval edifice to extinguish last April's devastating blaze.
19 Aug 2019
French workers on Monday resumed efforts to secure the cathedral of Notre-Dame following the devastating April fire, after a three-week pause due to the risk of lead contamination.
14 Aug 2019
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.
13 Aug 2019
French workers on Tuesday began efforts to remove lead from the area around Notre-Dame cathedral which was contaminated by the devastating April fire, sparking public health concerns and forcing the suspension of restoration work.
18 Jul 2019
Local authorities in Paris have ordered a "deep clean" at schools around the fire-damaged Notre-Dame cathedral, a city official said on Thursday, following a media report claiming the extent of contamination had been covered up.
16 Jul 2019
French MPs were on Tuesday set to approve a law on the reconstruction of Notre-Dame, three months after flames ravaged the great Paris cathedral, but with the rebuilding process still mired in controversy.
15 Jun 2019
The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world.
4 Jun 2019
The Paris health authorities have urged children and pregnant women living around Notre-Dame cathedral to have the levels of lead in their blood checked amid concerns over the impact of the fire.
15 May 2019
Most of the money pledged towards the reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral have yet to collect, the Archbishop of Paris said in a statement Wednesday.
11 May 2019
French lawmakers on Friday approved a controversial law for restoring Notre-Dame within five years, after the famous Paris cathedral sustained major fire damage last month.
29 Apr 2019
Foremost British architect, Norman Foster has jumped into the international competition to design a replacement spire for Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral, proposing a glass-and-steel topper to replace the cathedral’s ruined roof. His firm, Foster and Partners maintains international design practice famous for high-tech architecture. In an interview in English publication The Times, Foster presented his…


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