Newspapers of the world are leading on the fire that caused extensive damage to the Notre Dame cathedral last night.
French newspaper Libération prints the headline "Notre Drame", meaning 'our drama' in English.
French Roman catholic newspaper La Croix calls the fire "Le coeur en cendres", meaning 'our heart in ashes'.
Other papers call the event a "catastrophe" (Le Bien Public), "devastating" (L'Ardennais) and "the tragedy of Paris" (Les Echos)
In Britain, papers focus of the "tragedy" (I), the "centuries of histories lost" (Daily Mail) and "the battle to save Notre Dame" (The Times).
Register for free to continue reading
Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism
By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists
Already have an account? sign in
Join our new commenting forum
Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies