Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:
Monday, March 13, 2017
The scandals and party in-fighting in this year's French presidential election have left voters confused and unsure where to turn.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Conservative Francois Fillon once looked like the next French president. Allegations of a fake jobs scheme involving his wife have damaged his candidacy, and plunged the election into uncertainty.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
The French presidential race is underway and it is already rife with political scandals. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley talks about the latest controversies.
Friday, March 03, 2017
There's more turmoil in the French presidential campaign as pressure mounts for the conservative candidate, Francois Fillon, to drop out of the race.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
One of the world's largest agricultural shows is underway in Paris. France is Europe's top agricultural producer, and as its presidential election approaches, the show is a must-stop for candidates.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The presidential campaign has brought an unlikely candidate to the fore. Macron, a former banker and former economy minister, is surging in the polls. His message: Embrace innovation and risk.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The modern art museum, which opened on Jan. 31, 1977, holds a secure place in the heart of Paris — and in Parisians' hearts. But it wasn't always so. Horrified critics compared it to an oil refinery.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The French government warned the Kremlin not to interfere in its presidential vote after signs of a disinformation and hacking campaign against a rising candidate who is not sympathetic to Russia.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Many French Muslims believe it's time to create a uniquely French brand of Islam that is compatible with the country's secular values and responds better to the needs of modern Muslims.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Thousands of migrants are trapped on the border between France and Italy. New French regulations are supposed to keep the migrants out, but residents are trying to help them enter the country.
Monday, February 06, 2017
Unprecedented upheaval in the French presidential campaign has left a young, inexperienced candidate as the front-runner.
Friday, February 03, 2017
In Paris, French anti-terror prosecutors have launched an investigation after a machete-wielding man shouted "Allahu Akbar" and attacked a security patrol near the Louvre Museum on Friday.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
The campaign of Francois Fillon, one of the leading presidential candidates, has stumbled after claims surfaced that he paid his wife nearly a million dollars in public funds — for hardly any work.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
France's far-right National Front party has never had a real chance at the presidency. But the rise of populist nationalism has encouraged the party's candidate, Marine Le Pen.
Friday, January 06, 2017
The French far right politician Marine Le Pen, who is running to be her country's president, says the wave of populism that brought Brexit to the United Kingdom and and Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency is no passing phenomenon, but the world's new political future.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Some companies in France have already recognized the need to reduce office intrusions into personal and family time. But others worry that the new law, which went into effect Jan. 1, may not work.
Monday, January 02, 2017
The public is barred from the cave paintings in Lascaux in order to preserve them. But a new museum has created an exact replica right next to the cave.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Le Canard Enchainé is a fiercely independent weekly known for its incisive reporting and more than its share of scoops and bombshells. It continues to prosper with a format little changed since 1916.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Swiss police say it appears the 22-year-old Swiss man of Ghanaian origin killed himself shortly after storming into the Zurich Somali-Islamic center where he shot and wounded three worshippers.
Monday, December 19, 2016
Dounia Bouzar works to stop radicalization of French youth. More young people from France have radicalized and gone to war zones in Syria and Iraq than from any other European country.