July 10, 2020 4:21 pm
It took nearly a year to clear out dangerous lead residue released in the fire and to get to the point where workers could start removing scaffolding that had been in place before the fire for a previous renovation effort. Actual reconstruction won't start until next year.
December 22, 2019 5:05 pm
Poisoning from lead dust can cause permanent loss to cognitive ability, seizures, coma, or death — and exposure is of greatest risk to pregnant mothers and to young children, who can easily transfer toxic dust into their mouths.
August 01, 2019 8:51 am
More than 400 tons of lead in the spire and the cathedral’s roof burned the night of the April 15 fire, releasing toxic particles into the air, according to the environmental group, the Robin Hood association
May 16, 2019 12:56 pm
By funding fact-checking organisations and enlisting Facebook, Google, Twitter and others, Brussels hopes to shield the 427 million people eligible to vote for the 751-seat EU chamber on May 23-26.
April 22, 2019 5:49 am
A week after the devastating fire that wrecked the 850-year-old jewel of Paris and triggered a global outpouring of grief, it is evident that peculiarities of structure and construction made the cathedral especially vulnerable.
April 21, 2019 1:30 pm
France’s dazzling heritage in stone has proved both beautiful and burdensome for the state, and well beyond its means to maintain.
April 19, 2019 6:40 pm
The sales of Hugo's book has also picked up in the aftermath of the Notre Dame blaze that was eventually doused after 12 hours.
April 18, 2019 3:42 pm
Europe Echafaudage was one of five companies contracted to restore the landmark spire, which was timber-framed and towered 295 feet (90 metres), shaping the skyline along the Seine river.
April 18, 2019 12:23 am
The mourning for Notre-Dame de Paris holds out the hope that its reconstruction could be a project that transcends divisions
April 17, 2019 8:55 pm
Among many who conveyed dismay over the fire and stood in solidarity with the people of France, dairy brand Amul dedicated their latest topical to Notre Dame.
July 18, 2019 12:11 pm
Three months after the devastating fire that wrecked the 850-year-old jewel of Paris and triggered a global outpouring of grief, France’s Parliament voted Tuesday in favour of a law to restore the damaged roof of Notre Dame Cathedral.
April 17, 2019 7:17 pm
Paris merchants whose livelihoods depend on Notre Dame tourism are worried about the cathedral's stability and their own futures.
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