Cathedral of Notre Dame

Cash-strapped museums and libraries across England get £250m government funding boost

Lobby group warns of crumbling buildings and leaking roofs following “decades of underinvestment”

Inside Notre Dame: a blow-by-blow account of the restoration process

Five months on we look at the steps and measurements implemented by experts to start rebuilding the fire-ravaged cathedral

It's official: French tycoons finalise €300m donations for fire-ravaged Notre Dame

Foundation secures funds from Bernard Arnault and François Pinault towards the reconstruction of the cathedral

Laser scan may one day aid Notre Dame’s restorers

A 2010-12 effort to map every inch of the cathedral could help the post-fire reconstruction

Construction on Notre Dame pushed back to 19 August as steps taken to decontaminate site from lead

Construction had been expected to start a week earlier, but new safety measures for the protection of workers are still being tested

New law regarding Notre Dame says restoration must preserve its 'historic, artistic and architectural interest'

But attempts in the senate to ensure it will look as before the fire were dropped from the final version

'Robin Hood' environmental group files lawsuit over lead fumes near Notre Dame

Complaint accuses authorities of failing to protect locals from potential health risks after fire

In pictures: recently released photos show the past 200 years of Notre Dame

The Courtauld Institute of Art has launched an online exhibition which shows a selection of digitised images of the Paris cathedral

French senate says Notre Dame must be restored 'in the same way as before'

Wim Delvoye, one of the artists who submitted a proposal, says he is confident the government will pivot to his solution

President Macron’s former public relations chief heads up François Pinault’s art empire

Opera expert Sylvain Fort will oversee the billionaire’s museums in Venice and Paris


Notre Dame is unstable: a strong wind could make the walls collapse, independent report says

The current approach to its restoration fails to take account of the interconnected structural “engineering” of Gothic architecture

How Notre Dame abounds in the collective artistic imagination

Matisse's 1900 painting of the gothic cathedral risked taking on elegiac significance before the fire was extinguished

Notre Dame should be rebuilt as it was

The cathedral’s 19th-century additions are as much part of its history as its Gothic vaults, says a former director of Unesco’s World Heritage Centre

Notre Dame: former Met director Philippe de Montebello among 1,000 experts urging Macron not to rush restoration

Conservators, curators, academics, architects and engineers denounce French president's "political calendar"

Notre Dame: experts explain why Macron's five-year restoration deadline is impossible

Complex conservation issues mean it could easily take a decade or more to rebuild the Medieval cathedral


The Notre Dame fire: what happens next? Plus, Cold War Steve

We talk about the effects of the fire at Notre Dame, the building’s history, and what happens next. And we speak to satirical artist Christopher Spencer, the man behind Cold War Steve. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Around the world, the Notre Dame fire inspires sadness, solidarity and anger

The Art Newspaper network, which includes the Giornale dell’Arte, The Art Newspaper France, The Art Newspaper Russia, and The Art Newspaper China, has gathered together comments from three continents

Britain’s historic house owners pledge ancient trees for Notre Dame rebuilding

The cathedral’s roof, wholly destroyed in the fire, was built of some 1300 great trees

Artist Wim Delvoye enters design competition to reconstruct Notre Dame

The Belgian, known for his sculptures in a Northern European Gothic style, is already devising a new spire

Director of Pinault Collection proposes controversial 90% tax breaks for Notre Dame donors

But Pinault family says it is not seeking tax relief for its €100m donation towards the reconstruction effort

Nearly €1bn raised for Notre-Dame over two days

Several charitable and crowdfunding campaigns have launched since the fire

France launches international architecture competition to rebuild Notre Dame's collapsed spire

French Prime Minister wants to crown the building with a “spire adapted to the techniques and challenges of our times”

Paris's Medieval muse: ten of the most famous works of art inspired by Notre Dame

From Jean Fouquet and Jacques-Louis David to Picasso and Damien Hirst, artists across the ages have captured the French cathedral

Precious works rescued from Notre Dame to be transferred to the Louvre

Crown of Thorns and St Louis tunic are among the artefacts to have been saved, while paintings inside the cathedral will be removed and restored

Trump’s tweets on Notre Dame blaze fall foul of French fire officials

US President proposed water bombing the cathedral but this risks weakening the structure, say experts