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French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

Apr 17 2019

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hoped the work would be done in five years and the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol. | Video

Macron will Notre-Dame in fünf Jahren wiederaufbauen

Apr 17 2019

Paris Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron hat einen ambitionierten Zeitrahmen zum Wiederaufbau der bei einem Brand verwüsteten Kathedrale Notre-Dame gesteckt.

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks

Apr 16 2019

PARIS Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way.

UPDATE 1-French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

Apr 16 2019

* Graphic of the Notre-Dame fire: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XgGCRi (Adds more detail)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Gutted but "valiant", Notre-Dame still stands

Apr 16 2019

PARIS, April 16 Parisians gave thanks to see the bell towers and great stained-glass rose window of Notre-Dame still standing on Tuesday, after firefighters laboured through the night to douse the flames that gutted one of the most potent national symbols of France.

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks

Apr 16 2019

PARIS Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way.

Clashes erupt in Paris as 'yellow vests' protest at unrepentant Macron

Jan 05 2019

PARIS Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. | Video

French 'yellow vests' keep up pressure on unrepentant Macron

Jan 05 2019

PARIS, Jan 5 French 'yellow vest' protesters marched through Paris and other cities on Saturday to highlight their struggle to make ends meet, a day after President Emmanuel Macron's government hardened its stance against them.

Breakaway Macron lawmaker warns of lack of debate in party

Apr 24 2018

PARIS A French lawmaker who broke with President Emmanuel Macron's party over a parliamentary vote on immigration said it should open up to more debate, voicing concern that the legislature could become weakened.

French parliament approves rail reform on eve of new strike

Apr 17 2018

PARIS France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved the biggest railway shake-up since nationalisation with a bill that will abolish the state monopoly, shrugging off fierce union opposition and rolling strikes.

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