Notre Dame cathedral

Fire at Notre Dame cathedral probably accidental, French prosecutors say

More than 400 firemen were needed to tame the inferno that consumed the roof and collapsed the spire of the eight-centuries-old cathedral. 

Apr 16, 2019, 17:23 PM IST

Fire breaks out at Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral

In recent months, renovation work was undertaken on the medieval cathedral and some reports cited initial investigations as revealing that the fire could have possibly been started in one of the repair areas.

Apr 15, 2019, 23:07 PM IST

French president Francois Hollande says Paris safe for 2024 Olympics

Last month a plot to blow up a car packed with explosives near Notre Dame cathedral was foiled.

Oct 02, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Arrested militant women planned attack on Paris station

France is among the countries bombing Islamic State strongholds, and the group has urged supporters to launch more attacks on French soil.
 

Sep 09, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

New arrest over car found with gas cylinders in Paris

The French Police have arrested the boyfriend of one of three women held over the discovery of a car laden with gas cylinders in Paris, sources close to the probe said on Friday.

Sep 09, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

rench court acquits Femen activists over topless cathedral stunt

 A French court on Wednesday acquitted nine members of the Femen feminist movement who were on trial over a topless protest they staged in Paris`s Notre Dame cathedral to celebrate Pope Benedict XVI`s resignation.

Sep 10, 2014, 14:16 PM IST