Europe

Arts, Culture & Media

To understand life in East Germany, all you need is this board game

The board game called Bürokratopoly isn't about getting filthy rich, though players might feel filthy after they're done playing. The popular German game was created by dissidents in communist East Germany years ago as a satire about power and corruption. Now it has become a teaching tool for German kids trying to understand what it was like to live in the Communist East.

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.

Health & Medicine

Under the Ash in Iceland

The ash plume over Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano has almost disappeared. But the ash that has fallen over the past days is something of a nightmare for people on the ground. Icelandic journalist Thora Arnorsdottir speaks to anchor Lisa Mullins about it.

Arts, Culture & Media

Eating meat and going green

Many vegetarians argue that eating meat takes a big toll on environment and adds to world hunger. But Simon Fairlie, a British farmer and former vegetarian, tells anchor Lisa Mullins that meat consumption can be environmentally friendly.