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Notre Dame in Paris celebrates 850 years

Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is due to celebrate its 850th anniversary, with the start of a year-long festival.

The cathedral has stood witness to the greatest events in French history and seen 80 kings, two emperors and five republics.

Christian Fraser reports from Paris.

  • 25 Dec 2012
  • From the section Europe