“French Spiderman”

French Spiderman” - The man dubbed the "French Spiderman" has climbed a skyscraper in an effort to save Paris's crumbling Notre Dame cathedral. Alain Robert scaled the 185 metre-high glass-fronted building in the city's La Défense business district to raise funds needed to restore the landmark. The Archbishop of Paris is on a drive to raise more than €100 million to save the cathedral. Some 14 million people visit the 12th-century Parisian landmark every year, which is most famous in popular culture as the setting for 19th-century author Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre-Dame,

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Evening Update Monday 16 April 2021

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Lunchtime News Monday 19th April 2021

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French and Riviera News Monday 19th April

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Evening Update Friday 16 April 2021

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