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.
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.