Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:
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.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Earlier this week, police gathered in front of precincts across France and threw down their handcuffs in a symbolic gesture.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."