Prized Notre-Dame tapestry out of danger after water worries
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.
Notre-Dame works resume in Paris after lead scare
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.
Paris launches Notre-Dame lead decontamination work
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.
Paris orders schools near Notre-Dame cleaned over lead fears
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.
Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire
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.
Young, pregnant urged to take blood tests for lead after Notre-Dame fire
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.
French lawmakers approve law on speedy Notre-Dame restoration
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.
Renowned architect pitches for Notre Dame cathedral new design
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…