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France's Macron Cancels Planned Speech to Nation due to Notre Dame Fire

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7Dnews London

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:53 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron has cancelled his planned speech to the nation in light of the "terrible fire" underway at Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral, said an official at the president's Elysee office on Monday April 15th.

According to Reuters, The news came as the fire spread towards the giant spire of the cathedral, as crowds gathered in nearby squares.

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