Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:
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.
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.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Cpl. Waverly Woodson Jr., a member of an African American battalion, treated scores of soldiers wounded on D-Day but was passed over for the medal. Lawmakers and relatives have tried to change that.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
A group of U.S. senators wants to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Black serviceman who took part in the D-Day landings in France during World War II.
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
The trial of 14 people over alleged involvement in the January 2015 attacks on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo opened Wednesday in Paris.
Friday, August 28, 2020
The 2020 Tour de France is set to start Saturday. But the world's premier bicycle race will be very different due to the pandemic.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
"We are in a period of epidemic growth," Prime Minister Jean Castex said. "We want to do everything to avoid a new lockdown." The order goes into effect Friday.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
The French government says people will be required to wear face masks in workplaces, following a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections since the country began lifting lockdown restrictions in July.
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Wine producers in France say there's been an alarming drop in consumption during the pandemic and some wines produced this year might end up distilled into raw alcohol for hand sanitizer.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The French are not giving up their August vacations. Instead, they're packing into local resorts with colorful face coverings — just a part of the summertime vacation scene.
Sunday, August 02, 2020
In recent municipal elections, candidates from the Green Party won in major French cities such as Paris, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Lyon.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Researchers are still digging into the question and sharing their findings decades after the Nazis sacked the homes of Jews during World War II.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Assa Traoré holds police responsible for her brother Adama Traoré's death. "She's ... shining the spotlight on the police violence and injustices that we face every day being Black," says a supporter.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
For years, the sister of a man who died after being held down by three French police officers has been campaigning for justice. She's become the face of Black Lives Matter in France.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Young men who look Black or Arab are 20 times more likely to be stopped by French police, according to the country's human rights ombudsman. A class action lawsuit is challenging police brutality.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
As thousands of Europeans turn to bicycling during the coronavirus crisis, our correspondents in Paris and London report on how those two cities have responded to the new demand.
Friday, July 03, 2020
NPR's correspondents in Paris, London and Berlin update on how the pandemic is affecting life in Europe.
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.
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.
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.