Notre Dame

Young Oranje fans after the Lionesses beat Sweden in the World Cup semi-finals in Lyon, 3 July 2019
Dec 11 '19 11:10

Football was clearly on people's minds in the Netherlands this year. "Ajax" and "WK Voetbal Vrouwen", or the Women's Football World Cup in English, were the most googled search terms in the country in 2019, Google announced in its Trend Reports on Wednesday.

A devastating fire at Notre-Dame in Paris, 15 April 2019
May 9 '19 14:07

Amsterdam architect Marten Wassmann thinks the spire of Notre Dame should not be rebuilt with wood, stone, steel or glass. Instead it should be replaced with a 3D projection. That is the proposal he will submit for the restoration of the Paris cathedral, Het Parool reports.

A devastating fire at Notre-Dame in Paris, 15 April 2019
Apr 16 '19 16:00

The devastating fire in Notre-Dame again showed how vulnerable historic buildings can be. And the same is true for Dutch monuments, Bjorn Peters, consultant on fire safety of monuments at DGMR and guest lecturer at TU Delft, and Walter de Koning of the foundation for monument care and restoration ERM said to NU.nl.

Stunned people watch a devastating fire at Notre-Dame in Paris, 15 April 2019
Apr 16 '19 11:00

"It was like a horror movie, I couldn't stop watching", art historian Sanne Frenquin said to NOS about the devastating fire at Notre-Dame in Paris. "It is impossible to imagine how great the damage is."

A devastating fire at Notre-Dame in Paris, 15 April 2019
Apr 16 '19 08:11

Prime Minister Mark Rutte expressed his support to French president Emmanuel Macron after a devastating fire in the Notre-Dame in Paris. "Paris and France were hit hard by a scorching fire in Notre-Dame, one of the most iconic buildings on our continent. This destructive fire is felt throughout Europe. Just wished Emmanuel Macron a lot of strength with this enormous catastrophe", the Dutch Prime Minister said on Twitter. 

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