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Homeless activists outside Notre Dame demand 'a roof too'

2019-04-22 14:48

Dozens of social housing activists have gathered in protest outside gutted Notre Dame in Paris to demand France's poorest be remembered after rich donors pledged around a $1 billion to rebuild the cathedral and its destroyed roof.

Paris honours 'exemplary' firefighters for saving Notre Dame

2019-04-19 14:52

French President Emmanuel Macron hailed as "exemplary" hundreds of firefighters who saved Notre Dame in the devastating blaze, as efforts intensified to ensure there was no further damage to the still fragile cathedral.

Notre Dame technology | India votes: WATCH the top World news videos for todaay

2019-04-18 07:38

Notre Dame: 'We have to use today's technology' | Polls open for the second phase of India's election; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

SA in solidarity with France after Notre-Dame blaze

2019-04-17 08:40

South Africa sent a message of solidarity to France after the devastation caused by the Notre-Dame cathedral fire.

YouTube accidentally links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks

2019-04-17 06:24

A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror attacks.

Nations express solidarity with France after Notre Dame fire

2019-04-16 22:26

Nations are expressing solidarity with France after the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral and offering help for the recovery.

On climate change, a shift toward civil disobedience

2019-04-16 14:31

Playing the role of a riot cop dispersing a peaceful but illegal sit-in on the steps of France's National Assembly, Axel struggled to dislodge a woman whose arms and legs were enmeshed in a Gordian knot of activists.

France vows to rebuild iconic Notre Dame after devastating fire

2019-04-16 11:55

It took more than 12 hours to fully extinguish the flames that ripped through Notre-Dame Cathedral. It will take many years for a shocked nation to restore one of its defining icons.

Salma Hayek's husband François-Henri Pinault donates R1.6bn towards Notre Dame restoration after raging fire

2019-04-16 08:48

Salma Hayek's husband, François-Henri Pinault, has announced a hefty pledge to go toward the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Macron vows to rebuild Notre Dame | Pompeo visits Colombia border: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-04-16 07:26

Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild Notre Dame | Venezuelans divided after Pompeo's visit to Colombia border; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

 

Paris: Yellow vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning

2019-04-20 12:12

French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve.

Macron meets officials, eyes Notre Dame for legacy-building

2019-04-19 13:02

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations' cultural agency, where he is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral.

$1bn raised to rebuild Paris' Notre Dame after fire

2019-04-17 13:30

Nearly $1bn has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-power magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame cathedral in Paris after a massive fire.

Trump battles US Congress over Yemen war | Nortre Dame damaged revealed: WATCH the top Wednesday World news videos

2019-04-17 07:40

Trump vetoes resolution on US involvement in Yemen | Inside Notre Dame: Images reveal damage after devastating fire; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

How did Notre Dame come to be so neglected?

2019-04-17 05:00

The French government owns Notre Dame Cathedral, but apart from a small annual maintenance stipend, it had done little to maintain it, says Therese Raphael.

WATCH: Notre Dame Cathedral fire 'fully extinguished'

2019-04-16 14:44

Firefighters have fully extinguished a catastrophic fire at Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral that left a nation mourning the devastation of its cultural and historic "epicentre".

WATCH: Footage shows extent of damage inside Notre Dame cathedral

2019-04-16 12:31

Firefighters surveying the damage inside Paris' fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral. A blaze swept across the top of the soaring Paris landmark, collapsing its spire.

WATCH: Notre-Dame fire in Paris: what we know so far

2019-04-16 10:16

A fire that spread from the attic of Notre-Dame cathedral has caused its spire to crash to the ground, and devastated Paris's historical monument.

YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy

2019-04-16 07:41

YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 terrorist attacks.

WATCH: Firefighters might not be able to save Notre Dame Cathedral

2019-04-15 21:30

"It's not certain we'll be able to halt the spread toward the northern bell tower. If that collapses, you can imagine the extent of the damage," General Jean-Claude Gallet said, adding that 400 firefighters were battling the blaze.

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