Eleanor Beardsley

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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.



French Parliament Debates Stripping Citizenship From Terrorists

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The citizenship measure has provoked an outcry from legal scholars, academics and politicians from across the spectrum. Lawmakers have extended until May the country's state of emergency.


In France, A Quiet Hero Belatedly Comes To Light

Friday, February 05, 2016

A security guard risked his life to save hundreds in November's Paris attacks. "We saw the worst things that night, the worst human beings ever. And then we saw the best," says one survivor he helped.


Witness Tells French Media Of Meeting With Leader Of Paris Attacks

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A woman who met the leader of the Paris attacks says he was calm and cheerful just two days after the killings. The woman told French media she told police where the remaining terrorists were hiding.


In A Dutch City, A Syrian Couple Settles In And Is Reminded Of Home

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

A Syrian husband and wife wait in a prison turned shelter while their bid for asylum is processed. Wife Lena says she's ready to start all over in the Netherlands, "just like a baby."


Iran's President Is In Paris To Look For Business Opportunities

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in Paris, where he's holding talks with French leaders and marking the lifting of sanctions on Iran by signing major contracts with a number of French companies


During European Trip, Iran's President Stops In France

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Some European countries were big trading partners with Iran in the past, but while their companies are eager to rebuild that trade, they're also wary of Iran's hardliners and American prosecutors.


Pamela Anderson Lends Star Power To Fight Against Foie Gras In France

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The former Baywatch actress showed up in Parliament to promote animal rights. She is supporting a congresswoman who wants to end force-feeding of animals to produce a cherished culinary delicacy.


After Attack, An Uproar Over A Call For French Jews To Quit Wearing Yarmulkes

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A Jewish community leader in the southern city of Marseille has sparked controversy by calling on Jews to stop wearing skullcaps after a teacher was the victim of an anti-Semitic attack.


Man In Fake Explosive Vest Killed As Paris Remembers 'Charlie Hebdo'

Thursday, January 07, 2016

France has been marking the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher supermarket in Paris, in which 17 people died. As the French presiden...


On Anniversary Of Attack In Paris, Police Shoot Threatening Suspect

Thursday, January 07, 2016

It's been a year since the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Tensions are high in Paris on Thursday after police confronted a man said to be wielding a knife and possible explosives.


In France, A Balancing Act Between Liberty And Security

Thursday, January 07, 2016

It has been a year since the attacks on the offices of a satirical magazine and a kosher supermarket in Paris that left 17 dead. The city paid tribute to their memory Thursday.


Paris Commemorates Anniversary Of 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The city of Paris has begun commemorating the anniversary of the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. The attacks, which took place a year ago on Thursday, left 17 people dead.