France’s culture minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin.
Best-selling novelist Ken Follett is to publish a book about the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris with proceeds going to the fund behind its reconstruction.
Notre Dame’s melted roof has left very high lead levels in the plaza outside the cathedral and in adjacent roads.
New drone footage has been released revealing the extent of fire damage to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. A large tarpaulin covers part of the roof as the French government prepares to begin reconstruction work. Experts have warned the government not to rush the restoration process.
A group of French and international architects and heritage experts have called on French President Emmanuel Macron to allow the necessary time to ensure good reconstruction work on the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral.
The man in charge of the restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral has appointed professional mountain climbers to install temporary tarpaulins over the building to offset potential rain damage.
French sailors have paid tribute to the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral by lining up in the shape of it.
The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world have honoured the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral in prayers on Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument.
Architects and construction workers have now stabilised the damaged structure of Notre Dame Cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the Paris building.
A founding leader of the yellow vest movement in France has accused president Emmanuel Macron of exploiting the Notre Dame Cathedral fire for political gain.
French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations cultural agency and is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral.
A fire safety expert is leading a comprehensive study into the risk historic buildings face from fire with the hope of preventing more heritage being lost.
Investigators think an electrical short-circuit was the most likely cause of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, according to a French judicial police official.
France is paying a day-long tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from a devastating fire.
Bells of cathedrals across France rang out in a moving tribute on Wednesday to Notre Dame as firefighters and experts continued to keep the beloved but weakened landmark under close surveillance.
The company behind the Assassin’s Creed video games has pledged 500,000 euros (£434,000) to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral.
Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a “chain-reaction collapse” had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did, according to an official.
Doubt has been cast on a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that the restoration of Notre Dame will be completed within five years.
The French prime minister has announced an international competition for architects to rebuild the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral.
Construction teams have started assembling equipment at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after fire ravaged the landmark building. President Emmanuel Macron has set a five-year deadline for restoration of the cathedral and more than 880 million euro (£760 million) has already been donated to the effort.
A total of 880 million euro (£760 million) has already been donated by business leaders and ordinary worshippers towards the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after it was ravaged by fire.
While Notre Dame’s imposing Gothic architecture has become a tourist mecca, the cathedral remains at heart a place of worship, a powerful expression of religious reverence crafted from stone.
Fuelled by a lattice of centuries-old timbers, the Notre Dame fire moved hungrily across the cathedral’s rooftop toward its iconic spire as firefighters, priests and municipal workers passed treasures hand-to-hand, hoping to outrun the flames.
A modern restoration of Notre Dame would be the best use of the hundreds of millions of euros pledged for the immense project, rather than being “stuck with the past”, a leading expert on the cathedral has suggested.
Auction site eBay has removed a listing which offered “a section of timber” from the remains of Notre Dame Cathedral purportedly recovered after the fire.
Two of France’s richest men, long locked in a public rivalry, are once again pitted against each other – this time over flashy and competing donations to rebuild Notre Dame.
Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral after it was ravaged by fire.
A photograph of a man and child playing in front of Notre Dame an hour before the cathedral caught fire on Monday evening has inspired a search online for the subjects.
Two craftsmen who worked on the restoration of York Minster after part of its roof was destroyed in a fire in 1984 have said they have “no doubt” Notre Dame is repairable.
British craftsmen are ready to help those who will be tasked with restoring Notre Dame Cathedral, according to one of the world’s leading experts on medieval stained glass.