There is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal, the Paris prosecutor’s office has said.
Meteorologists have placed more than half of France, including around Paris, on alert for high temperatures as a heatwave was expected to spread across Europe.
Authorities around Paris have issued an orange alert for intense heat, the second-highest level on its scale, as very hot temperatures are expected across continental Europe this week.
Mathieu Bastareaud has been left out of a 31-man France squad to prepare for the World Cup.
England’s Under-21 stars have been turning the heat up in the bath to avoid getting into hot water at Euro 2019.
Notre Dame Cathedral has held its first Mass since the devastating April 15 blaze, although only 30 people were allowed to attend and the archbishop had to wear a hard hat as he stood among the burnt wood debris.
France head coach Didier Deschamps praised his players for the way they bounced back from defeat by Turkey to get their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track with a 4-0 win in Andorra.
World champions France got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track with a comfortable 4-0 victory over minnows Andorra.
France coach Didier Deschamps insisted any changes he makes for his side’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Andorra were planned before their shock defeat to Turkey.
Didier Deschamps admitted France’s 2-0 defeat to Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying was a slap in the face for his World Cup winners.
World Cup winners France suffered a shock defeat to Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying group H.