Ethiopian cross survives Notre Dame fire.

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An Ethiopian cross gifted to Notre Dame in 1954 by Emperor Haile Selassie has reportedly survived the fire which ravaged one of Frances and indeed the world's most famous churches last month.

Emmanuel Besnier, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of France in Ethiopia, confirmed the survival of the precious cross by tweeting: We can now confirm, with great relief, that the #Ethiopian cross offered to #NotreDame cathedral in 1954 by HIH Haile Selassie has been spared from this week's fire and is now safe at the Louvre museum."

The fire, which is believed to have started during...

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