Eleanor Beardsley

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'Islamic Fashion' Creates Controversy In France

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Some fashion houses have begun catering to Muslim consumers in Europe with loose-fitting, body-covering clothing lines that include head-covering scarves.


As Sweden Absorbs Refugees, Some Warn The Welcome Won't Last

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

For decades, Sweden has welcomed the world's refugees. But with the arrival of 160,000 migrants, attitudes are starting to change and polarize. "There are two Swedens right now," says a journalist.


After Fleeing The Taliban, An Afghan Reinvents Himself In Sweden

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

An electrician who fled Afghanistan after the Taliban tried to force him to smuggle bombs into a military camp is starting a new life. He has just been approved to start a forestry apprenticeship.


A Swedish Town's Newest Residents Settle In And Make A New Start

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Despite being overwhelmed by the arrival of tens of thousands of migrants last year, most Swedes still believe if refugees are fully integrated into Swedish life, they will eventually become an asset.


Brussels Update: Two Men Charged In Connection With Attacks

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Belgian authorities have charged two men with terrorist offenses and are continuing to question others in relation to Tuesday's bombings of the main Brussels airport and a city metro station.


Police Continue To Arrest Terror Suspects In Europe

Saturday, March 26, 2016

European police round up more terrorist suspects after Tuesday's deadly bombings in Brussels. Many involved had ties to last year's Paris attacks.


Brussels' Molenbeek District In The Spotlight After Terror Attacks

Friday, March 25, 2016

The Molenbeek district of Brussels is home to many of the terrorists who plotted the Paris and Brussels attacks. Its people are saddened, horrified and turning inward after this week's carnage.


While Brussels Mourns, Investigation Of Attacks Progresses

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Brussels continues to mourn its more than 30 dead, as authorities continue to hunt for one more assailant in the blasts. Three attackers have now been identified.


Residents Of Brussels District Shocked Terrorists Lived In Their Midst

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Residents of a multi-ethnic neighborhood in Brussels say they're stunned to find two terrorist brothers were living in their midst. Locals say they don't understand what's happening in their city.


Belgian Officials And Residents Reflect On Tuesday's Terrorist Attacks

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Belgians remain shocked and sad in the aftermath of the bombings. But King Philippe said they would respond to the terror threat with calm and dignity.


Brussels Remains Tense After Terror Attacks Kill More Than 30 People

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

About 30 people have been killed and scores more injured in a bomb attacks on the airport and subway system in the Belgian capital of Brussels.


Pigeons Are London's Newest Pollution Fighters

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Pigeons have a bad reputation. But London's Pigeon Air Patrol is monitoring pollution levels. A flock of racing pigeons equipped with sensors launched this week. The results, naturally, are tweeted.


In The Battle Over 'Brexit,' Opinion Is Divided In Southern England

Monday, March 14, 2016

British voters will decide in June whether to leave the European Union. In Hastings, one of the closest points to the continent, half the locals think the U.K. would be better off outside the EU.


Brittons In Hastings Caught Up In Debate On Whether To Leave The E.U.

Friday, March 11, 2016

In the town of Hastings, the site of England's failure to prevent a French invasion, the town's people are involved in another battle — for Britain's future in Europe.


As Migrants Flow In, Sweden Begins To Rethink Its Open-Door Policy

Monday, March 07, 2016

Sweden has taken in more asylum seekers per capita than any other European country — including 35,000 unaccompanied minors in 2015. But not everyone in Sweden wants to keep the doors open.


Fleeing Alone, Some Migrant Kids Find Foster Homes In Sweden

Sunday, March 06, 2016

The home of Freia-Mai Franck and Hans Sick in the southern Swedish town of Karlshamn is very lively these days. This couple in their 70s — who have grown kids and grandkids of their own — took in a pair of Afghan teenagers three months ago.

Franck says she was ...


A Young Afghan Migrant Makes His Way In The Calais 'Jungle'

Friday, March 04, 2016

Many asylum-seekers in Europe are unaccompanied minors, traveling alone or separated from families. Amran, a 13-year-old Afghan, is among hundreds of minors left to fend for themselves in France.


French Court Postpones Demolition Of Sprawling Refugee Camp In Calais

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

A court has ordered the demolition of the southern section of "The Jungle," a sprawling camp of migrants trying to settle in Europe. The massive tide of people flowing to Europe from ...


In A Small Swedish Town, Residents Welcome Migrants

Friday, February 19, 2016

Per capita, Sweden has taken in more migrants than any country in Europe. "The only thing you can do is to help them," says a Swedish volunteer teaching newcomers the language in the town of Ronneby.


American Musicals Are So Popular In Paris, They're Coming Back To The U.S.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

This week, the lights go down on another packed house at the Theatre du Chatelet, the gilded19th century theater in Paris whose name has become synonymous with grand American musical productions. The latest hit is Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate, which ends a sold-out 10-day run this Friday.