Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

A Look At How Europe Is Getting Back To 'Normal' After Coronavirus Lockdowns

Friday, July 03, 2020

NPR's correspondents in Paris, London and Berlin update on how the pandemic is affecting life in Europe.


Parisians To Elect New Mayor Sunday

Friday, June 26, 2020

The election for the high-profile post of mayor of Paris takes place in France this weekend, and for the first time the top three candidates are women.


EU Could Bar U.S. Travelers Due To Ongoing Rise In COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Chief among the criteria for easing restrictions on foreign travelers: The epidemiological situation in their home countries "should be as good as or better than in the EU," a spokesperson tells NPR.


Violence Breaks Out At London and Paris Protests For Racial Equality

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Far-right protesters came out in London and Paris yesterday - violently clashing in London with those who've been protesting against police brutality and racism.


'We're Not Racist': French Police Say They're Being Unfairly Criticized

Friday, June 12, 2020

Earlier this week, police gathered in front of precincts across France and threw down their handcuffs in a symbolic gesture.


Why George Floyd's Death In Minneapolis Hit A Nerve In France

Friday, June 12, 2020

People of color in France have problems with police, but they say it's of a different magnitude compared to the U.S. There's been a comparison between Floyd's death and that of a black Frenchman.


'No Justice In France, Either': French Protest Police Killings In U.S. And At Home

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Demonstrators this week said they were rallying for "our brother" in the U.S. as well as Adama Traoré, who died in police custody in 2016.


Parisians, Inspired By George Floyd Demonstrations, Defy Coronavirus Ban To Protest

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators who gathered in defiance of a coronavirus ban and set fires and threw projectiles as they protested police brutality.


Restaurants In France Are Reopening After Coronavirus Lockdown

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

In France, takeout is OK for burger joints, but what about gastronomy from a Michelin three-star chef? Restaurants in Paris will reopen Tuesday, but tight restrictions mean some will not survive.


France Eases Some Pandemic Restrictions And Will Reopen Restaurants, Bars And Parks

Friday, May 29, 2020

"It will be so nice to be able to go lie on the grass in a park and have a picnic or to sit at a sidewalk cafe again," says a Paris resident. Restaurants and bars will reopen with restrictions June 2.


3-Star Michelin Chef Guy Savoy Has Begun Offering Takeout In Paris

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As France emerges from two months of lockdown, restaurants still have no reopening date. Among other dishes, Savoy is offering a poultry ballotine with foie gras in a truffle vinaigrette for takeaway.


Germany, France Propose $543 Billion EU Coronavirus Recovery Fund

Monday, May 18, 2020

The plan is to raise the money through EU-backed bonds and help the hardest-hit industries and regions. The issue of burden sharing remains controversial among several of the bloc's member states.


French Drug Giant Sanofi Takes Heat After Suggesting U.S. May Get 1st Vaccine Access

Friday, May 15, 2020

An uproar followed comments by Sanofi's CEO that if the company develops a vaccine, doses would likely go to Americans first. The board president later insisted, "Any vaccine will be a public good."


Confusion Over Who Would Get 1st Access To Coronavirus Vaccine Exposes Problems

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Confusion over who would get first access to a multi-national company's coronavirus vaccine has laid bare the sensitivities over nationalism and medicine during the pandemic.


European Countries Are Bracing Themselves For The Next Wave Of The Pandemic

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Europe starts to loosen up the quarantine restrictions and reopen economies. But some countries are expecting — even planning for — the next wave of the coronavirus outbreaks.


Paris Suburbs Are Facing Social Disparities Under The Coronavirus Lockdown

Friday, May 08, 2020

The French are facing social disparities in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. With long bread lines and tensions with police, the Paris suburbs are faring poorly under the lockdown.


In 'Dirt,' Bill Buford Is Able To Offer An Authentic Adventure In French Cooking

Friday, May 08, 2020

As a longtime Paris resident, at first I feared Dirt might be yet another expat tale of moving to France en famille, with all its tedious clichés. I should have known better.


In France, A New App Is Helping Doctors Monitor COVID-19 Patients Remotely

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Covidom app allows thousands of patients with non-critical cases of COVID-19 to ride the virus out at home. They answer questions on a range of health indicators and doctors follow up by phone.


Health vs. Privacy: How Other Countries Use Surveillance To Fight The Pandemic

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The U.S. is calling for more tracking and surveillance to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Such technology is already heavily used in other countries, fueling debates over health versus privacy.


Several European Leaders See A Popularity Boost During Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, April 17, 2020

Even after Europe became an epicenter in the global spread of COVID-19, a number of leaders have had growing approval from their citizens.