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In Video: Drone footage reveals extent of fire damage to Notre Dame

29/04/2019

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.

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Restoring Notre Dame cannot be rushed, experts warn

29/04/2019

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.

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In pictures: Notre Dame fire aftermath as French president vows to rebuild

17/04/2019

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.

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Shock, sadness, but no panic: Minutes that saved Notre Dame

17/04/2019

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.

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