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Notre Dame cathedral cross reinstalled in Paris amid restoration efforts

Paris, France AP The cross at the apse of Notre-Dame de Paris, which survived the devastating 2019 fire, was reinstalled atop the cathedral’s framework Friday after a meticulous restoration by artistic ironworkers from Normandy. Workers celebrate after reinstalling the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral’s Croix du Chevet, right, on Friday, 24th May, 2024, in Paris. The […]

Notre-Dame nears re-opening five years after fire

Paris, France Reuters Five years after a devastating fire, the restoration of Notre-Dame cathedral is nearing completion as the world’s eyes turn to Paris for the Olympic Games. On the evening of 15th April, 2019, the cathedral’s roof burst into flames. Soon, it had engulfed the spire and almost toppled the main bell towers. Around […]

Notre Dame Cathedral’s spire revealed in Paris as reconstruction continues after fire

Paris, France AP Scaffolding that shrouded the top of Notre Dame cathedral following a devastating fire in April 2019 is being removed, marking a milestone in its reconstruction. As the shell at the summit has been taken down in recent days, it has revealed the cathedral’s new spire for the first time, adorned with a golden rooster and cross, […]

Knifeman kills German tourist, wounds others near France’s Eiffel Tower

French police secures the access to the Bir-Hakeim bridge after a security incident in Paris, France, on 3rd December, 2023.

Paris, FranceReuters A man armed with a knife and a hammer killed a German tourist and left two people, including a British man, wounded near the Eiffel Tower in Paris late on Saturday in what President Emmanuel Macron called “a terrorist attack”. A 26-year-old suspect, a French national arrested after the attack, had pledged allegiance […]