The remaining paintings inside Notre-Dame in Paris are to be removed on Friday and stored, with fire service officials now satisfied the iconic cathedral is safe enough to go inside.
FRANCE 24 reported from outside Notre-Dame in the wake of the blaze that threatened to destroy one of the world’s most beloved landmarks. Also, the 72nd annual Cannes film festival announced its “romantic, political” selections.
A Paris court of appeals on Thursday sentenced Abdelkader Merah to 30 years in jail for complicity in the murders committed by his brother, Mohamed Merah, in 2012.
France will pay tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who saved the Notre-Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from the encroaching flames.
French weapons are not being used against civilians in Yemen, France’s armed forces minister Florence Parly told Radio Classique on Thursday.
France will invite architects from around the world to submit their designs for rebuilding the Notre-Dame cathedral spire that toppled dramatically during a devastating blaze, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said Wednesday.
As firefighters doused the smoldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water on Tuesday, investigators were busy at work trying to establish what started the raging inferno that swept through the Gothic cathedral in the heart of the French capital.
French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral after it was ravaged by fire on Monday, saying that he would launch a national funding campaign as international fundraising gathered momentum.
From tourists gathered on the banks of the Seine to religious and state leaders from around the world, there was an outpouring of shock and sadness Monday night as flames ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
The use of flying water tankers to extinguish the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral is not an option, French officials said on Monday night. The weight of the water could cause the entire structure to collapse.