The hands that raise Notre Dame

María Díaz Valderrama Paris, Jul 23 (EFE) .- The Ile de la Cité, where Notre Dame de Paris is located, has changed its face since the 2019 fire. It is no longer tourists who frequent it, but 150 workers of professions centuries old and until now forgotten, who have become the new heroes of France. His daily works border on juggling: a man climbs with rope over the vaults of the church, a group of technicians looks for the magic …

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Illegal parties across Europe raise fears about rising COVID-19 cases

Months of confinement and isolation on the European continent have given way to improvised and illegal parties, raising fears of an increase in cases of COVID-19. While many people are simply looking for some fun after months of bans at festivals, discos and parties, such massive gatherings have added to fears that a second deadly wave of infections could affect the whole of Europe. In Portugal, the government said on Thursday it would tighten restrictions in several areas of Greater …

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