Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

German Auto Industry Tries To Calculate Damage Caused By VW Scandal

Monday, September 28, 2015

At the Frankfurt Motor Show this weekend, the topic on everyone's mind was the continued fallout from the VW emissions scandal.


VW Emissions Scandal Hovers Over German Car Show

Sunday, September 27, 2015

The Frankfurt Auto Show is said to be the world's biggest. It's usually a showcase for the German car industry. But this year's event is being overshadowed by the VW emissions scandal.


For Some Industry Observers, Volkswagen CEO Change Spells A Missed Chance

Friday, September 25, 2015

Volkswagen has chosen a new CEO, with a mission to win back the trust of VW customers following the emissions scandal that brought down his predecessor. But some critics say the company has missed its chance to bring in an outsider who could change the management culture that lead to the scandal.


Volkswagen's Scandal Hits Its German Hometown Hard

Friday, September 25, 2015

Workers at Volkswagen headquarters in Germany are mostly tight-lipped about the company's involvement in a vast emissions scandal, but local residents say they are shocked — and worried about VW's future.


Volkswagen Scandal Leaves European Leaders, Consumers Reeling

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Diesel cars are very popular in Europe, where high gas prices have encouraged many customers to purchase them. Now allegations of emissions cheating by VW have thrown the European car market into confusion.


Migrants Settled In Europe Feel Overshadowed By Current Refugees

Friday, September 18, 2015

Much of the attention during the European migrant crisis has focused on the plight of refugees from Syria, but there are many thousands of other migrants who now feel forgotten.


A Former Hungarian Leader Hosts Migrants, Despite Government Crackdown

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Ferenc Gyurcsany, Hungary's prime minister from 2004 to 2009, and his wife have opened their home to give Syrian migrants "one normal night." A new law criminalizing such actions won't stop them.


With Home-Cooked Meals, France Warms To Mideast Migrants

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Attitudes in France toward migrants have softened recently, and many of the new arrivals say accommodations have been better than expected. Still, the adjustment to a new country will be a challenge.


Critics Charge Europe's Asylum System Encourages Chaos

Friday, September 11, 2015

In Austria, a group of lawyers has set up a stand at Vienna's rail station to try to help refugees. But the lawyers say they can't do much because Europe's refugee system is so dysfunctional.


Austrian Town Historically Welcoming To Refugees Overwhelmed By Crisis

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

A small provincial town in Austria is home to the country's largest refugee center. But even though they have been helping refugees for many decades, residents have never known a crisis like the current one.


Hungary Resumes Train Service From Budapest To The West

Monday, September 07, 2015

Thousands of migrants moved into Austria and Germany over the weekend as the flow into Europe was unabated. Packed trains from Hungary arrived in Vienna.


Packed Onto Trains, Migrants Make Orderly Entrance Into Austria

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Thousands of migrants entered Austria on Sunday, as the flow of humanity from Syria and other troubled parts of the Middle East and Africa continued into Europe.


Busloads Of Refugees Arrive At Austria's Border

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Hundreds of migrants began walking from Budapest to the Austrian border on Friday after becoming frustrated by Hungary's closing of rail links towards Germany. Meanwhile, Austria and Germany announced that they would allow migrants into their countries.


Migrants Begin Journey On Foot From Budapest To Austrian Border

Friday, September 04, 2015

Hundreds of migrants, frustrated by Hungary's closing of rail links towards Germany, began walking from Budapest to the Austrian border on Friday.


Hungarian Police Try To Get Migrants Off Train And To Refugee Camp

Friday, September 04, 2015

Journalists were not allowed to go near the train and watched from the station platform. The migrants held hand written signs out the windows that read we want to go to Germany.


Hungarian Police Attempt To Force Migrants Into Refugee Camp

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Hungarian police attempted to force migrants into a refugee camp today when their train was stopped before it reached the Austrian border.


After Foiled Mass Shooting, France Examines Train Safety

Friday, August 28, 2015

French officials are hosting an emergency meeting on train security in Paris. Saturday's meeting follows last week's thwarted mass shooting against passengers on a high-speed train bound for Paris.


Why French Winemakers Are Seeing The World Through Rosé-Colored Glasses

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Many vintners in southern France used to make a few bottles of rosé only for themselves. Now demand for the pale, dry wine has skyrocketed, transforming the lives of the region's winemakers.


Parisians On Hunt For Baguettes As Bakers Get Nod To Take Vacation

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An arcane law required bakers to tell city hall when they wanted to close up shop. Now that it's been scrapped, bakers can close any time, leaving Parisians hungry for good bread amid summer holidays.


3 Americans Who Thwarted Train Attack Receive French Medal

Monday, August 24, 2015

Three Americans, who helped subdue an armed gunman on a high-speed train en route from the Netherlands to France on Friday, received France's Legion of Honor medal on Monday.