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Notre Dame Cathedral ‘not saved yet’

January 5, 2020

The French general overseeing the reconstruction of the fire-devastated Notre Dame Cathedral has said the Paris landmark is not saved yet because there is still a risk its vaulted ceilings might collapse.

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‘Fragile’ Notre Dame ‘might not be entirely saved’

December 25, 2019

Notre Dame is still so fragile that there is a “50% chance” the Paris landmark might not be entirely saved because scaffolding installed before this year’s devastating fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic monument, its rector has said.

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Pete Doherty arrested in France for second time in a week

November 11, 2019

British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in France for the second time in the space of a week. The Paris prosecutor’s office said the 40-year singer was placed in custody on Sunday for “violence by a person in a manifest state of intoxication”. Doherty is a former frontman for the Libertines and Babyshambles.

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