Protective tarps set to be installed over Notre Dame

Europe 04/23/19, 06:55

The man in charge of the restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral says he has appointed professional mountain climbers to install temporary tarps over the building to offset potential rain damage.With showers set to hit the French capital this ...

Japan’s PM vows to help France in rebuilding Notre Dame

Europe 04/23/19, 05:40

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pledging to help France rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral.Abe stopped in France Tuesday as part of his tour of Europe and North America.Speaking alongside French president Emmanuel Macron, Abe said through a translator ...

France: Far-right claims surface for Macron’s ally

Europe 04/23/19, 04:39

Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the May European Union parliament elections, faced criticism Tuesday after a report that she featured on a list alongside far-right candidates at a student's election 35 years ago.Mediapart reported Monday ...

Update: France, Germany congratulate Ukraine winner

Europe 04/22/19, 04:20

The Latest on the results of Ukraine's presidential vote in which TV actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy won in a landslide (all times local):12:20 p.m.France and Germany, which have led diplomatic efforts to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukraine, are congratulating Volodymyr ...

Paris: Yellow vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning

Europe 04/20/19, 03:13

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.Multiple protest events are planned around Paris and other cities Saturday for the 23rd ...

Update: Computer glitch ‘one possible cause’ of fire

World 04/19/19, 06:07

The Latest on the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local):1:05 p.m.The rector of Notre Dame says a "computer glitch" might have caused the fire that ravaged a large part of the cathedral this week.Workers prepare ...

Macron meets officials, eyes Notre Dame for legacy-building

Europe 04/19/19, 02:38

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.He will meet with state delegates from UNESCO, which oversees global heritage issues, ...

More yellow vest protests despite Notre Dame fire

Europe 04/19/19, 01:43

For many yellow vest protesters, the stinging sadness that came with the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral has quickly given way to boiling anger.Some of the activists, whose violent protests against inequality have been shaking up France for months, ...

Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

Europe 04/18/19, 11:54

Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark. A French judicial police official told ...

Update: Pope tells of sadness over Notre Dame fire

Europe 04/17/19, 03:48

The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local):10:40 a.m.Pope Francis has told his weekly audience at St. Peter's Square of his sadness over the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, the seat ...

France’s Macron requests post-fire pause from politics

Europe 04/16/19, 14:44

French President Emmanuel Macron is promising not to let the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral diminish his commitment to respond to the economic inequality concerns raised by the yellow vest protest movement. Macron said during a short national address on Tuesday ...

Shock, prayers around the world for Notre Dame Cathedral

Europe 04/15/19, 18:55

The world reacted with shock, horror and prayers to the massive fire Monday at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, united in grief and in solidarity with the people of France. As the flames tore through the 12th-century cathedral, Spain's prime ...

Update: French leader vows to rebuild damaged Notre Dame

Europe 04/15/19, 17:26

The Latest on a fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 11:35 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral and says he is seeking international help to restore the Paris landmark. Flames and smoke rise ...

Update: Macron delays TV speech due to Notre Dame fire

Europe 04/15/19, 12:52

The Latest on a fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local):7:45 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed a televised speech to the nation because of a massive fire enveloping the top of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.View ...

France’s Macron to respond to yellow vest economic crisis

Europe 04/15/19, 10:51

French President Emmanuel Macron will be laying out his responses to the yellow vest crisis after three months of a national debate that encouraged ordinary people to propose changes to France's economy and democracy.Macron will announce a series of measures ...

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