Notre Dame

Notre Dame - French Investigators think that an electrical short circuit may have caused the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, according to a judicial police official. An initial assessment of the cathedral was made on Wednesday but safety hazards have prevented a search of its interior. Investigators so far believe the fire was accidental and have been questioning cathedral staff, as well as workers who were carrying out renovations. About 40 people had been questioned by Thursday.

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Evening Update Wednesday 17 July

Meteo France are forecasting another heatwave for next week. Evening Update Wednesday 17 July Read More

17/07/2019

French and Riviera News.Wednesday July 17th 2019

Motorway drivers-Police in the south of France have again highlighted growing numbers of cases of dangerous driving on the region’s motorways.... French and Riviera News.Wednesday July 17th 2019 Read More

17/07/2019

Evening Update Tuesday 16 July

A 50 year old hiker from La Gaude has died in the Alps Evening Update Tuesday 16 July Read More

16/07/2019

French and Riviera News.Tuesday July 16th 2019

Hail-Parts of the Var have been hit by violent storms with hail stones the size of golf balls reported in some areas.... French and Riviera News.Tuesday July 16th 2019 Read More

16/07/2019

Evening Update Monday 15 July

Storms have affected parts of the Var Evening Update Monday 15 July Read More

15/07/2019