“French Spiderman”

French Spiderman” - The man dubbed the "French Spiderman" has climbed a skyscraper in an effort to save Paris's crumbling Notre Dame cathedral. Alain Robert scaled the 185 metre-high glass-fronted building in the city's La Défense business district to raise funds needed to restore the landmark. The Archbishop of Paris is on a drive to raise more than €100 million to save the cathedral. Some 14 million people visit the 12th-century Parisian landmark every year, which is most famous in popular culture as the setting for 19th-century author Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre-Dame,

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Evening Update 19 April

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Notre Dame

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Yellow vests

The yellow vest movement is threatening further action this weekend marking “Act 23” of protests in the French capital. Calls have been posted on soci... Yellow vests Read More

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Road rage

Road rage has increased in France according toa recent survey. France is the leader in Europe when it comes to bad behavior behind the wheel with 7 ou... Road rage Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 19th April 2019

The mayor of Cannes and chairman of the regions tourism committee David Lisnard has in a letter to France’s Interior Minister, expressed his concern a... French and Riviera News Friday 19th April 2019 Read More

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