Most Commented Stories Tagged: Marco Werman

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

A painful medical condition allegedly suffered by cello players has been revealed as a hoax after more than 30 years. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Alex Gallafent.

Politics

Global Hit

Eurovision, Europe's premier pop-music song contest, bans songs that have political lyrics. Yet the 54-year-old competition has played a role in more than one country's political drama. Anchor Marco Werman explains.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the capital of an ancient Andean civilization in Bolivia. The answer? The city of Tihuanaku, one of the places that will celebrate the WINTER solstice. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from reporter Annie Murphy.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Alaska entomologist Derek Sikes. He's among those searching for new signs of life on Kasatochi. An eruption there last year incinerated the island's plants and animals.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. Anchor Marco Werman tells us why a South African financial services company wanted to see which would be the first to cross the finish line, a carrier pidgeon, or an email.

Politics

Geo Quiz and answer

Today's Geo Quiz deals with a tussle over the new Tube map in London. The city's latest map of the London Underground excludes an image of the Thames River, and that's ruffled some feathers.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman asks 60's icon Marianne Faithfull about her favorite music. Faithfull's in the middle of a brief tour of the US for her recent album, Easy Come, Easy Go.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Preseli Hills in West Wales, that archaeologists say are the source of massive stones used to build a recently discovered circle of stones dubbed Blue Stonehenge. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Professor Julian Thomas

Politics

All eyes on Guinea

The United States, France and the European Union are calling on the military government in the West African nation of Guinea to step down. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the mood in Guinea from Patrick Smith, editor of Africa Confidential.