Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

French Police Officers In Custody After Video Emerges Of Brutal Beating Of Black Man

Friday, November 27, 2020

The officers were unaware they were being filmed by a surveillance camera in Paris as they beat the man. The incident comes as the government tries to pass controversial limits on images of police.


France Considers A Law To Curb What It Views As Islamist Extremism

Thursday, November 26, 2020

To the dismay of many French Muslims, President Emmanuel Macron is pushing a law to tighten oversight of mosques, arguing that a phenomenon that he calls Islamist separatism is leading to terrorism.


Europe Announces Return Of Resrictions Amid Coronavirus Surge

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Europe is trying to battle a new COVID-19 spike with lockdowns. Although the short-term restrictions can be severe, people have free healthcare and income support from the region's governments.


Last 4 Years Have Tarnished U.S. Image In Europe. Will Biden Be Able To Improve It?

Thursday, November 12, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden says he'll renew the transatlantic relationship. But in the last four years, European attitudes toward the U.S. have changed beyond just politics.


World Leaders React To Biden's Presidential Win

Sunday, November 08, 2020

World leaders are congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden on his victory and they include some who have been close allies of President Trump.


U.S. Overseas Voters Feel Urgency To Cast Their Ballots This Year

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

In 2016, 7% of the nearly 3 million eligible overseas voters cast ballots. But they say they've never felt such urgency to participate in an election, and their votes could make a difference in 2020.


Tensions Rise In France As The Country Faces Another Act Of Violence

Thursday, October 29, 2020

On Thursday, a man killed three people with a knife in a Catholic church in Nice. A second man, who was threatening passersby with a gun, was shot dead by police in the town of Avignon.


French Authorities Investigate Another Gruesome Attack

Thursday, October 29, 2020

A man was arrested in Nice after he allegedly stabbed three people to death, beheading one of them. Earlier this month, a man beheaded a teacher outside Paris before being shot dead by police.


France, Turkey And The Charlie Hebdo Cartoons: What's Behind The Dispute?

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The increased friction follows the beheading of a French teacher after he showed his class caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. The two countries have sharp foreign policy differences.


European Countries Reinstate Curfews To Try To Slow COVID-19 Surge

Monday, October 26, 2020

After letting its guard down this summer, Europe is dealing with a massive second wave of the coronavirus that doctors say will most likely be more deadly than the first.


French Police Conduct Raids Against Suspected Extremists After Teacher's Beheading

Monday, October 19, 2020

The attack was carried out on Friday in apparent response to a lesson about freedom of expression that showed the students cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.


Rallies Erupt Across France To Honor Slain Teacher Who Was Beheaded

Monday, October 19, 2020

People shocked over the beheading of a teacher in a Paris suburb held rallies on Sunday while police continued making arrests. An extremist accused the teacher of insulting the prophet Muhammad.


The State Of The Pandemic In France, Iraq, India

Sunday, October 18, 2020

As the parts of the U.S. experience a surge in new COVID-19 cases, other countries are also seeing a spike in infections.


Rafael Nadal Takes Home French Open Victory

Monday, October 12, 2020

Rafael Nadal won the French Open for his 20th career Grand Slam singles title, tying the record of Roger Federer.


COVID-19 Is Turning The Fashion Industry On Its Head

Sunday, October 11, 2020

The pandemic has major repercussions for the world of fashion. That could be a good thing because fast fashion can be ecologically devastating.


Women Conductors Are The Rule, Not The Exception, At A New Classical Event

Friday, October 02, 2020

La Maestra, held in Paris this September, is the first fully realized competition solely for women conductors — an effort to help balance a male-dominated field.


Paris Police Suspect Terrorism In Attack Near Former 'Charlie Hebdo' Offices

Friday, September 25, 2020

An arrest has been made in the incident outside the building where a dozen people were gunned down in 2015 in apparent retaliation for the publication of cartoons that satirized the Prophet Muhammad.


European Countries See Spikes In Coronavirus Cases

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Health officials in a number of European countries are reporting sharp increases in coronavirus infections and are warning of more hospitalizations and deaths in the months ahead.


France Encourages Use Of Transparent Masks To Help Those With Hearing Loss

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Some 10% of the population is hard of hearing. The government is helping companies cover costs of making see-through masks. "It's a protection, but it's also a communication tool," says an official.


Macron's Burst Of Global Activity Isn't Boosting His Popularity At Home

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has been engaged in a flurry of international diplomacy in recent weeks. Analysts say he is looking to give France a larger role on the world stage.