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Macron vows to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

Firefighters in Paris say the blaze that's devastated the medieval Cathedral of Notre Dame is now under control.

Firefighters in Paris say the blaze that's devastated the medieval Cathedral of Notre Dame is now under control. Some priceless artefacts have been saved but there are fears for the fate of others.

President Macron has vowed that Notre Dame will be rebuilt, and a wealthy businessman has already pledged a huge sum for the purpose.

A top American museum has cancelled an event honouring the president of Brazil after its scientists threatened to resign in protest.

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