Notre-Dame : “The effort will be largely supported by the State because of lower tax revenues”

After the terrible fire of Notre-Dame de Paris, the great fortunes of the country (Bernard Arnault, François Pinault, the heirs L’Oreal) announced hundreds of millions of euros of donations. The Pinault family has waived the 60% tax deduction on donations. For La Tribune, the economist and professor at Paris Dauphine University – PSL, Gabrielle Fack,… Read More Notre-Dame : “The effort will be largely supported by the State because of lower tax revenues”

Should we rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris exactly?

Should we rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris exactly? Emmanuel Macron did not express a preference for the type of reconstruction, identical or with other materials, he said. An international competition of architects will be launched. He will have to “decide the question of whether to rebuild an arrow, whether it must be reconstructed under… Read More Should we rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris exactly?

Notre-Dame: the scaffolders give their version of the facts

The fires that followed Monday night are those of the cathedral, the scaffolding being equipped only with motion detectors. But the security procedure has been respected, says Marc Eskenazi, who is in charge of AXA’s communication company Europe Echafaudage. We also expect a lot from the camera which fixed the stages of the work and… Read More Notre-Dame: the scaffolders give their version of the facts

Notre-Dame: ensure a historical monument, a puzzle

How are the historical monuments insured? Can we estimate everything? On what grounds do we compensate the damage in such buildings? Many questions emerge in the aftermath of the Notre-Dame-de-Paris fire, one of the worst incidents affecting French historical heritage since the Second World War. Who owns Notre-Dame-de-Paris and who insures it? The state is… Read More Notre-Dame: ensure a historical monument, a puzzle

Islamophobic conspiracy theories after Notre Dame fire

Despite officials ruling out arson, far-right commentators share Islamophobic conspiracy theories after Notre Dame fire. Alt-right supporters have used the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris to spread xenophobic rhetoric on social media. The massive blaze that erupted on Monday in the French capital destroyed much of the timber roof and toppled the spire of… Read More Islamophobic conspiracy theories after Notre Dame fire