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Notre-Dame’s Safety Planners Underestimated the Risk, With Devastating Results

The man who oversaw the design of the fire safety system at the cathedral said he was “stunned” at the fire’s speed. Experts said the system included delays that cost firefighters critical minutes.
Tags: Historic Buildings and Sites, Architecture, Accidents and Safety, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, France, Paris (France


Surveying the Damage to Notre-Dame, and to Ourselves

Readers reached out to express their sense of loss.
Tags: Restoration and Renovation, Historic Buildings and Sites, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, France, Paris (France


The Chaplain, the Cathedral Fire and the Race to Rescue Notre-Dame’s Relics

A Paris Fire Department chaplain was among those who rushed into a burning Notre-Dame to save artworks, artifacts and relics.
Tags: News, France, Notre Dame, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Chaplains, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Destruction of Cultural Antiquities and Heritage, Rev. Jean-Marc Fournier, Rescue Notre Dame, Paris Fire Department


Best transgender-friendly trips

Just within the past few decades, 22 countries from around the world have signed anti-discrimination laws for transgender people. And, though it may seem like a small number, these laws only point to a bigger effort taking shape in destinations around the world, spurred by the gender identity rights movement that has finally snagged an international stage over the past decade. To help guide transgender travelers organize a truly magical and safe vacation, we’ve crafted a list of the top trans...
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, London, Greece, France, Germany, Berlin, Barcelona, Cologne, Ireland, Paris, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Manchester, Portugal


Millions in Notre-Dame Donations Pour In as France Focuses on Rebuilding

Days after a fire coursed through the Paris cathedral, the French government announced measures to quickly restore the monument.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Historic Buildings and Sites, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


France Focuses on Rebuilding Notre-Dame, as Donations Pour In

Days after a fire coursed through the Paris cathedral, the French government announced measures to quickly restore the monument.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Historic Buildings and Sites, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, France Focuses on Rebuilding Notre Dame


YouTube Fact-Checks the Fire at Notre-Dame With Facts About ... 9/11

The company said that a misguided algorithm paired live footage of the blaze in Paris with information about the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Google Inc, Computers and the Internet, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Fires and Firefighters, Rumors and Misinformation, YouTube.com, Paris (France, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


Notre-Dame Flames Spread Like Wildfire. Here’s Why.

To preserve the landmark cathedral’s design, officials chose not to install some fire-suppression systems features like firewalls and sprinklers.
Tags: News, France, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


Notre-Dame Attic Was Known as ‘the Forest.’ And It Burned Like One.

To preserve the landmark cathedral’s design, officials chose not to install some fire-suppression systems features like firewalls and sprinklers.
Tags: News, France, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


In Aftermath of Notre-Dame Fire, Macron Urges Unity in Fragmented Nation

President Emmanuel Macron sought to rally France by turning a moment of national mourning for Notre-Dame Cathedral, which was severely damaged Monday, to his advantage.
Tags: News, France, Architecture, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Seine River (France, Notre Dame Fire Macron Urges Unity


Paris’s Cathedral of Imagination and Memory

Sacred symbol, tourist attraction, beacon for visitors and locals alike: After the fire, writers reflect on the building that has been both constant and ever-shifting in the life of Paris.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Travel and Vacations, Paris (France, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


What the Notre-Dame Fire Reveals About the Soul of France

While a subdued Paris promises to rebuild, the shock of the potential loss has raised difficult questions about Catholicism, secularism and Islam.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Notre Dame, Macron, Fires and Firefighters, Muslims and Islam, Paris (France, Accidents and Safety, Religion-State Relations, Emmanuel (1977-


Notre Dame Alarm Raised 23 Minutes Before Blaze Was Detected

LUDOVIC MARINPARIS—An alarm was raised at Notre Dame at 6:20 p.m. on Monday night—23 minutes before the structure was engulfed in flames—but officials found no sign of a fire. Firefighters who responded to a second alert raced to the scene but were then unable to tame an inferno that ripped through the 12th century cathedral for the next 9 hours.Paris public prosecutor Rémy Heitz announced on Tuesday that a full investigation would uncover how a massive fire was allowed to gut the cathedral. “Wh...
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Notre-Dame Photos: A Fire and Its Aftermath

The famed cathedral still stands, and a devastated France has one unwavering goal: It will be rebuilt.
Tags: Photography, News, France, Paris (France, Churches (Buildings, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


Notre-Dame Appears Structurally Sound After Fire, as Investigators Look for Cause

The blaze destroyed the roof and spire, and left three holes in the ceiling. A drive to restore the cathedral has already received more than $300 million in commitments.
Tags: News, France, Architecture, Macron, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Seine River (France


Standing Vigil for Notre-Dame

I watched the cathedral burn. Then despair was replaced by timid hope.
Tags: News, France, Fires and Firefighters, Buildings (Structures, Paris (France, Historic Buildings and Sites, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Standing Vigil for Notre Dame


Notre-Dame’s Bells Will Toll Again

Paris — and the world — comes together after a devastating fire.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Macron, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Easter and Holy Week, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


We Were the Caretakers of Notre Dame. We Failed.

A hundred years from now, people will still be talking about the fire of 2019.
Tags: News, France, Macron, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


Fate of Priceless Cultural Treasures Uncertain After Notre-Dame Fire

Many of the Christian artifacts in the cathedral have been saved, said France’s culture minister. But there are grave concerns about art and its acclaimed organ.
Tags: Art, News, France, Architecture, Musical instruments, Stained Glass, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Churches (Buildings, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


Notre-Dame Found Structurally Sound After Fire, as Investigation Begins

The blaze destroyed the roof and spire, and left three holes in the ceiling. A drive to restore the cathedral has already received more than $300 million in commitments.
Tags: News, France, Architecture, Macron, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Seine River (France


The most striking newspaper tributes to Notre-Dame

850 years of history went up in smoke on Monday when a fire ravaged the medieval Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, France. The fire caused the building's spire and roof to collapse, but the main structure and two bell towers have been saved, per officials. SEE ALSO: French officials respond to Trump's suggestion for putting out the Notre Dame fireThe morning after the blaze broke out, newspapers around the world paid tribute to the iconic monument, one of France's most famous buildings....
Tags: UK, News, France, BBC News, Daily Mail, New Jersey, Paris, Notre Dame, Daily Telegraph, Trump, Paris France, Le Parisien, Neil Henderson, Emmanuelle Saliba, C News


Notre-Dame Will Be Rebuilt, Macron Says, as Fire Is Extinguished

As investigators tried to find the cause of the devastating blaze, a drive to rebuild the cathedral had already received more than $300 million in commitments.
Tags: News, France, Architecture, Macron, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Seine River (France


Notre-Dame Will Be Rebuilt, Macron Says, as Fire Investigation Begins

As investigators tried to find the cause of the devastating blaze, a drive to rebuild the cathedral had already received more than $300 million in commitments.
Tags: News, France, Architecture, Macron, Restoration and Renovation, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris, Seine River (France




Notre-Dame Is the Burning Heart of Paris

There is the sense that we have failed, as a civilization, to care for something priceless.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Macron, Paris (France, Emmanuel (1977-, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


What We Know and Don’t Know About the Notre-Dame Fire

The fire began at about 6:30 p.m., and destroyed the cathedral’s spire and about two-thirds of the roof, officials said. The Paris fire chief said it began in the attic.
Tags: News, France, Paris, Fires and Firefighters, Paris (France, Churches (Buildings, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris


Notre-Dame Fire Photos: Despair and Grief Amid Smoke and Flame

As hundreds of firefighters raced to the cathedral, in the center of the French capital, Parisians gathered to watch, many of them in tears.
Tags: Photography, News, France, Paris (France, Churches (Buildings, Notre Dame Cathedral (Paris