Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 12:28:37 +0000

Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal.

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Strike over staff shortage shuts Louvre in Paris

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 12:00:48 +0000

PARIS, France –  Staff at the Louvre in Paris went on strike Monday, forcing the museum to close and disappointing tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of the Mona Lisa and other masterworks.

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Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 22:15:06 +0000

Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady

Paris wished the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday Wednesday with an elaborate nighttime laser show retracing the monument’s 130-year history.

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Police use tear gas in Paris to control May Day protesters

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 12:11:20 +0000

Police use tear gas in Paris to control May Day protesters

PARIS – Brief scuffles between police and protesters have broken out in Paris as thousands of people gather for May Day rallies under tight security measures.

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Worth the risk? It’s not easy to put a value on a cathedral

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:51:44 +0000

Worth the risk? It's not easy to put a value on a cathedral

LONDON – Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and artisans work to preserve the medieval landmark.

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Police eye electrical short-circuit in Notre Dame fire probe

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:17:41 +0000

Police eye electrical short-circuit in Notre Dame fire probe

A French judicial police official said investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame Cathedral fire.

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Bells of French cathedrals ring in tribute to Notre Dame

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:01:13 +0000

Bells of French cathedrals ring in tribute to Notre Dame

Bells of cathedrals across France rang in a moving tribute Wednesday to Notre Dame as firefighters and experts continued to keep the beloved but weakened landmark under close surveillance.

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Nations express solidarity with France after Notre Dame fire

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:42:57 +0000

Nations express solidarity with France after Notre Dame fire

Nations expressed solidarity with France after the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral and offered their support for the recovery.

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