Europe

Lifestyle & Belief

Would you eat haggis?

Haggis imports have been outlawed in the United States since 1971. The ban was put in place because one of the key ingredients of haggis - sheep lungs - are prohibited in food products here. Now there is a fresh press by the UK government to try and overturn the import ban on traditional Scottish haggis.

Science, Tech & Environment

Earthquake hits central Italy

An earthquake struck central Italy this morning. The quake was centered near the medieval city of L'Aquila, about 60 miles northeast of Rome. Italian authorities say about a 100 people were killed and at least 1500 have been injured. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Dominic Hughes in central Italy.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Answer is Greencastle, Ireland, the first place in Europe to get the news that President Lincoln had died on this day 144 years ago. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from David Paul Nickles, U.S. State Department historian and author of "Under the Wire: How the Telegraph Changed Diplomacy."

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit -- The Producers in Berlin

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lone Bech, spokeswoman for the Admiral Palast theater in Berlin, Germany. Next month, the theater will stage a production of the Mel Brooks musical "The Producers." It will be the first time the musical -- which pokes fun at Hitler and Nazi Germany -- will be staged in Germany itself.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman tells us about the latest effort from reggae super-group, the Easy Star All Stars. The mostly Jamaican reggae super group has made a living out of reinterpreting concept albums in reggae and dub. Their current project targets the very FIRST concept album -- the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."