Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

COVID-19 Forces Europeans To Change The Way They Vacation

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.

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France's Green Wave Marks Environmental Shift

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.

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Where Are The Thousands Of Nazi-Looted Musical Instruments?

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.

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In France, A Sister's Fight For Justice And Black Lives Gains Momentum

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.

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George Floyd's Death In Minneapolis Forces Change In France

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.

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Why Racial Discrimination Allegations In France Can Be Hard To Prove

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.

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Pandemic Has Many Europeans Turning To Bikes For Transportation

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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