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WWI-hit French cathedral gets German restoration work

It is one of the most recognisable symbols of France, and this year it is 800 years old.

Reims Cathedral was almost destroyed during World War I as German troops tried to reach Paris.

The cathedral has undergone major renovations and is now marking its landmark anniversary with stained glass windows designed by a German artist.

Christian Fraser reports from Reims.

  • 05 Jun 2011