Gulf Times - Notre-Dame
Nearly one billion euros raised, pledged for Notre-Dame rebuild

Nearly one billion euros raised, pledged for Notre-Dame rebuild

Six months after a blaze caused devastating damage to Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral, nearly one billion euros have been paid or pledged to rebuild the edifice, France's culture minister said Tuesday.

Notre-Dame cathedral 'still at risk of collapse' after fire

Notre-Dame cathedral 'still at risk of collapse' after fire

Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris is still at risk of collapse after being gutted by a fire in April, with more stonework falling during the recent heatwave in the French capital, the government said on Wednesday.

Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears

Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears

Paris officials on Tuesday downplayed the risk of lead poisoning from the massive fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, as tests continue to show worrying levels of the toxic metal at nearby schools.

Officials warn of lead pollution risks after Notre-Dame blaze

Officials warn of lead pollution risks after Notre-Dame blaze

The fire that ravaged the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris last month released lead particles that have settled in potentially dangerous amounts in areas surrounding the church, officials said Thursday.

Race on to cover Notre-Dame as rainclouds gather over Paris

Race on to cover Notre-Dame as rainclouds gather over Paris

Climbers were brought in on Tuesday to unfurl protective tarpaulins over Notre-Dame to protect it from the rain after the Parisian cathedral was left badly damaged and open to the elements by fire last week.

France creates new counter-terrorism task force after Notre Dame attack

France creates new counter-terrorism task force after Notre Dame attack

France created a new counter-terrorism task force on Wednesday comprised of all intelligence services that will coordinate responses to attacks, a day after a man carrying Algerian papers attacked police officers ...

Gas cylinders found in car near Paris's Notre Dame cathedral

Gas cylinders found in car near Paris's Notre Dame cathedral

French anti-terror police were holding two suspects Wednesday after finding several gas cylinders in a car near Paris's Notre Dame cathedral, sources close to the investigation said.