Europe

French gov't to take action against rise of police suicides

Already under stress from a number of 'terror' attacks and a two-year-long state of emergency, officers face long working hours, and struggle to get paid for overtime.

Europe

Notre-Dame de Reims: The other cathedral that rose from the ashes

The reconstruction of another Gothic cathedral in France, after its destruction in WWI, is an inspiration for rebuilding the iconic Parisian Notre Dame.

Europe

French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: Minister

Denial comes after investigative website published leaked intelligence report showing French arms being used in Yemen.

French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: Minister

France

Bells of French cathedrals ring in solemn tribute to Notre Dame

Two days after blaze engulfed landmark, many are grateful its stone structure stood firm and loss was not much greater.

Bells of French cathedrals ring in solemn tribute to Notre Dame

Inside Story

How should Notre Dame be rebuilt?

French president promises to reconstruct fire-damaged cathedral within five years.

Europe

France to launch global competition to rebuild Notre Dame spire

The international competition will answer questions about the feasibility and ways of recreating the spire.

Reporter's Notebook

Notre Dame 'was always watching over me'

A Frenchman who grew up a stone's throw from the iconic cathedral reflects on what it means to him and his country.

Notre Dame 'was always watching over me' from nursery to university

Tunisia

Armed Europeans try to cross from Libya to Tunisia

Tunisia's defence minister says two separate incidents involved armed Europeans travelling from neighbouring Libya.

Armed Europeans try to cross from Libya to Tunisia

France

Notre Dame: The icon that 'transcends religion'

Religious communities express shock, dismay and solidarity after inferno scorches a symbol of France.

Inside Story

Does the West have blood on its hands in Yemen?

Leaked report says US and European weapons may have been used on civilians.

Opinion

Notre Dame and the case of misplaced empathy

Why is it that a Catholic cathedral in flames provokes more public grieving than the mass suffering and death of humans?

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Europe

Over $560m pledged to restore fire-ravaged Notre Dame

Several of France's wealthiest citizens open their wallets to help foot bill of fire-ravaged icon's restoration.

Over $560m pledged to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Europe

Notre Dame fire: Russia, Japan and the Vatican offer help

Some of France's richest people have pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to rebuild the cathedral.

Europe

Why is Notre Dame important to France?

The cathedral dates back to the 12th century and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

France

Alt-right spreads Islamophobia after Notre Dame blaze

Despite officials ruling out arson, far-right commentators share Islamophobic conspiracy theories after Notre Dame fire.

Alt-right spreads anti-Muslim rhetoric after Notre Dame fire