Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:
Friday, May 07, 2021
Adama Traoré was 24 when he was detained and died in police custody in France in 2016. His sister, who has been protesting the death, has been sued for defamation by the three officers involved.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Anger is growing in France over the court ruling that the killer of a Jewish woman was not criminally responsible for her murder because he was "delirious" from drugs at the time of the crime.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
In France, the search is on for a thousand massive oak trees to provide beams needed to restore Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, which was badly damaged by fire two years ago.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron is moving politically rightward as he eyes a challenge by the populist leader Marine Le Pen.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
The French Senate passed an amendment that would make it illegal for girls to wear the religious veil worn by Muslim women. The measure will likely fail when up for debate in the National Assembly.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
A report by historians has concluded the French government was not complicit in the Rwanda genocide of 1994 — but turned a blind eye to it and so bears overwhelming responsibility.
Monday, April 05, 2021
"Once you pass through the door, there's no more COVID," a man told a visitor to one exclusive pop-up dining spot. The high-priced menu included Champagne and foie gras.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
President Emmanuel Macron, in a televised address to the nation, said he was left with no choice as deaths approach 100,000 and the country's hospitals are overwhelmed.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The world's oldest ballet company is undergoing a racial reckoning. The Paris Opera Ballet is working to update racist stereotypes and increase diversity.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Europe faces a surge of coronavirus infections and a slow vaccination roll out. The European Union is giving itself emergency powers to curb exports of COVID-19 vaccines produced within the bloc.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Health experts in Europe say the continent is facing a third wave of coronavirus infection — exacerbated by virulent new strains and a lack of vaccines.
Monday, March 01, 2021
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been given a three-year prison sentence for corruption and influence peddling.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The French Bakers Association wants the baguette added to the United Nation's list of intangible treasures. A true baguette is a mix of 4 ingredients: flour, water, yeast, salt and plenty of time.
Sunday, February 21, 2021
French government ministers have accused the country's universities of failing to recognize the threat to French society posed by radical Islamists.
Saturday, February 13, 2021
After the beheading of a teacher in in a Parisian suburb last year, France is on the verge of a campaign against "separatist Islam." Some aren't sure how that fits with the country's secular ideals.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
It could've been the E.U.'s finest hour, but instead, critics say the bloc's vaccine rollout is a bungled mess that included a diplomatic row with Ireland and the U.K.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
European countries put more restrictive measures in place to control the spread of COVID-19. France has a strict overnight curfew, but the government says that's not enough to slow the virus down.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
After sailing 24,000 miles nonstop in a nearly three-month journey, competitors in the Vendée Globe — an around-the-world solo yacht race — are expected to finish at a French port on Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Participants in a world sailing race are due to return to France on Wednesday. More people have been to outer space than have completed the Vendee Globe -– a solo competition.
Monday, January 18, 2021
Europeans say Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't take the European Union seriously. But they believe things will be different with Antony Blinken, Biden's nominee for secretary of state.