Michel Cadot

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The fire that nearly destroyed Notre Dame cathedral on April 15th melted 400 tonnes of lead in the steeple and roof. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Reconstruction work on Notre Dame cathedral has been suspended and two schools have been shut down after high concentrations of lead were discovered i(...)

Scaffolding is seen during preliminary work on top of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral three months after a major fire. Photograph: Getty Images

French authorities are under growing pressure over possible health risks from the Notre Dame cathedral fire after an environmental group filed a lawsu(...)

A man clad in a Darth Vader mask wields smoke flares during a demonstration against the French government’s planned labour law reforms in Marseille, earlier in June. Photograph: Getty Images

The extreme violence of Tuesday’s protest march against France’s new labour law has precipitated a showdown over the holding of two further demonstrat(...)

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, second from left, speaks to  US secretary of state John Kerry, right, at the UN climate change conference in Paris. Photograph: New York Times

US president Barack Obama has told crucial climate change talks in Paris the negotiations represent an act of defiance after the attacks in t(...)