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The current Bee Problem!

News about the current bee problem!

News about the current bee problem!

By: Jeremy Glick
Apparently Douglas Adams got it wrong about which species is smarter than we are.

By: FurGaia
Check <a href="http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,druck-473166,00.html" rel="nofollow">this</a>. Extremely scary!

Current News on the Middle East

Current News about the Middle East from Arutz Sheva

Current News about the Middle East from Arutz Sheva

Abbas's Fatah Brags of Terror Attacks in Gaza Operation
Abbas claims 17 times more 'martyrs' than Hamas in recent terror war, as Fatah video praises one of the dead, calls to continue attacks.



'No Doubt' that Belgian Synagogue Fire was Anti-Semitism
WZO's Ya'akov Hagoel tells Arutz Sheva synagogue was targeted by arsonists before, rejects officials claiming 'criminal' act.



Judea-Samaria Population Growth Double Israeli National Average
Two percent growth in first half of 2014 occured despite unprecedented freeze in building by Israeli government.



Israel, Palestinians Reach Deal Over Gaza Construction Materials
UN envoy Robert Serry says negotiators have reached agreement which also guarantees Hamas can't divert materials for terrorism.



Knesset Urged to Act Against Leftist Attorney General
Honenu legal group presses MKs to follow up on ground-breaking court ruling against Shai Nitzan's 'scandalous' bias against the right.



Turkey 'Would Welcome' Exiled Muslim Brotherhood Leaders
Turkey-Egypt tensions spike further as Erdogan offers new home to Islamists booted out of Qatar, rejects reports he is buying oil from ISIS.



Six Egyptians Killed in Gaza Border Town Bomb
Explosive planted underground in border town of Rafah claims six police officers, amid talk of PA security forces manning the town.



UN: Assad Responsible for More Atrocities in Syria Than ISIS
Special UN panel says despite bloody Islamic State rampage the Syrian regime is still responsible for most war crimes in Syria.



The End of European Jewry? 80% Assimilation Rate
Troubling figures exposed by Rabbinical Center of Europe, showing 40% hide their Judaism faced with growing anti-Semitism.



IDF Inquiry: Who Leaked Information to Bennett?
Defense Minister orders dismissal over unauthorized leak - reports indicate ex-IDF Chief Rabbi Ronski who denies the claims.

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

French PM Valls wins confidence vote
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures.

VIDEO: Best football anthems - voted by you
Find out which football matchday songs make the 'Top Of The Kop' charts, as voted for by BBC Sport users.

UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola
The UN says it needs $1bn to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak, described as "unparalleled in modern times", as experts warn that time is running out.

South Sudan bans foreign workers
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.

Two dead in helicopter sea crash
Two men die as a helicopter on its way to Humberside Airport crashes into the sea off the East Yorkshire coast.

Council says 6,000 jobs to go
A further 6,000 jobs will be cut at Birmingham City Council in the next four years, making the workforce about a third of the size it was in 2010.

Sighting of missing girl's rucksack
Police looking for missing schoolgirl Alice Gross say there has been a new sighting of her rucksack and they are trying to trace a man who went missing a week after her.

US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State militants if the current strategy fails, a top US general says.

The other big vote in Scotland
While Scotland decides its future on Thursday, the R&A will announce whether it will admit female members for the first time.

PCC resigns over child abuse scandal
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge
Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.

VIDEO: Rare colossal squid defrosted
Scientists in New Zealand have thawed and started to examine a rare colossal squid caught in a fisherman's net.

Russia 'must boost Crimea forces'
Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.

Ukraine rebels to get self-rule
Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to parts of eastern regions held by pro-Russian rebels and an amnesty for rebel fighters.

Would-be school gunman sentenced
A man persuaded by an Atlanta-area school worker to surrender rather than go on a shooting rampage is sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Odile storm moves up Mexico coast
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.

Bosses and cash vanish at shoe firm
Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has announced the disappearance of its chief executive and chief operating officer, along with most of its cash.

'Bloodshed threat' before gas siege
A worker at a gas plant where British hostages were killed by militants allegedly threatened "bloodshed" the night beforehand, an inquest hears.

Tiger walked through 'open' door
A tiger which which killed a zoo keeper in Cumbria got to her by walking through an "open" door, an inquest hears.

Sport autobiographies - best quotes
Memorable quotes from sporting autobiographies

Passport delay victims 'need refund'
Passport applicants who paid £30 extra to avoid missing travel because of processing delays should get refunds, MPs say.

Tardy ex-minister chased off plane
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.

UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.

Nato troops killed in Kabul bombing
A Taliban suicide car bomber attacks a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing three Nato personnel and injuring at least 16 civilians.

Labour to 'address under-funding'
Labour will address "under-funding" of the Welsh government if it wins next year's general election, First Minister Carwyn Jones assures AMs.

'Waiting in dark for killers to come'
Hiding in the dark during Algerian gas plant attack

CCTV released in Thai murder hunt
Police hunting for suspects of the murder of two Britons in Thailand release CCTV images as the victims' families pay tribute.

Rob Ford says he is 'pretty sick'
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tells a columnist he is feeling "pretty sick" in hospital as he undergoes testing for tumours in his abdomen and lungs.

Rio archbishop robbed for crucifix
Armed robbers steal the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro's crucifix, even though one of the gang recognised him and apologised.

Man 'forced to work without pay'
A father and son forced a vulnerable man to work 15-hour-days unpaid at their farm every day for 13 years, a court hears.

Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany
A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country.

Nigerian bank robbery nets millions
Nigerian police in Abuja are seeking an IT worker alleging he helped to steal £25m from the bank where he worked.

Hazard set to sign new Chelsea deal
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard could sign a new long-term contract within a month, manager Jose Mourinho reveals.

Was there a time British people couldn't buy olive oil?
Did 1950s Britain get its olive oil from a pharmacy?

Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone'
Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.

UDA murder plot accused in court
Four men appear in court charged with attempting to murder two former leaders of the loyalist Ulster Defence Association.

VIDEO: 'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are focussing on the Burmese migrant community, reports Jonathan Head on Koh Tao.

Sinn Féin move 'motivated by arrest'
Promotion prospects are limited for any police officer who signs an arrest warrant for a Sinn Fein member, a Policing Board member claims.

Halfpenny's Toulon deal in jeopardy
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal is not ruling out terminating Leigh Halfpenny's contract over injury worries.

AUDIO: Violin or guitar: Which is easier?
Following comments on Today that the violin is more "difficult" than the guitar, two musicians have spoken out in defence of their instruments

Actor Steve McFadden accepts damages
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.

'Damaged' child removed from mother
A 13-year-old girl effectively shut off from the outside world can be separated from her mother and moved from Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ruled.

Day in pictures: 16 September
News images from around the world: 16 September

AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.

Six regions hit new house price peak
Six regions of the UK now have average house prices higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.

VIDEO: Strugglers 'more likely to vote yes'
Andrew Neil on the campaign with Yes Scotland in Hamilton, a traditional Labour seat visited by Nicola Sturgeon.

Whyte's former castle home sold
The 16th Century Highland castle repossessed from former Rangers owner Craig Whyte by the Bank of Scotland is sold.

Heads attack no-notice inspections
Head teachers say that carrying out Ofsted inspections without warning is like treating school staff as "naughty children".

Deadly shooting at Copenhagen court
One person has been shot dead and another wounded at a court building in Copenhagen, Danish police say.

Hamilton & Rosberg 'like enemies'
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reveals to Andrew Benson the extent of the rivalry between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

VIDEO: The evolution of smart watches
A new range of smart watches are coming but will they have the right features to tempt consumers?

Radisson halts Vikings sponsorship
Hotel chain Radisson suspends its sponsorship of NFL team Minnesota Vikings after one of their players was charged with child abuse.

VIDEO: Professor Green: 'Good and bad days'
Professor Green spoke to BBC Breakfast about his new single Lullaby.

Viewpoint: Why Islamic State will not endure
Why Islamic State will not endure

Village could become centre of UK
A village in Shropshire would become the exact centre of the UK if Scotland became independent, Ordnance Survey calculates.

Ebola: Virus posing a deadly threat
More action is needed to tackle Ebola, say experts

VIDEO: Cancer teen's mum: 'He touched so many'
Stephen Sutton's mother Jane pays tribute to her son as someone who ''lived life to the full'', as plans are revealed for spending the money he raised in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Surviving childhood in Africa
Are we seeing a child ‘survival revolution’?

Clooney to receive honorary Globe
US actor, director and producer George Clooney is to receive an honorary award at next year's Golden Globes.

VIDEO: Hurricane Odile stuns Mexico resorts
Hurricane Odile causes devastation in the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas.

VIDEO: 'I just couldn't bear it anymore'
Almost one in six mental health patients in England have attempted suicide because of long waiting lists for therapy, according to new research.

VIDEO: Crimewatch marks 30th anniversary
Television show Crimewatch is marking 30 years of helping to solve crimes by appealing to the public for information.

VIDEO: Stephen Sutton's £5m charity legacy
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton have been revealed.

VIDEO: On front line near IS-controlled Zumar
Jim Muir reports from the front line near IS-controlled Zumar, near Mosul, where Kurdish forces are fighting Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Haiti's disease fighting eco toilet
Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in Haiti - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?

Cameron's plea, and 'bloodbath in paradise' - the papers
David Cameron's emotional speech in defence of the United Kingdom makes the front pages, as does the murder of two Britons in Thailand.

VIDEO: Have you heard of Alibaba?
Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce firm but most people in the West haven't heard of it.

Red card for 'greenest' government
The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.

VIDEO: Dr Edhi: A life helping Pakistan's poor
Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi gave up everything to start a charitable organisation, dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Pakistan.

VIDEO: On patrol with Kurds fighting IS in Iraq
A report from Kurdish-held territory in northern Iraq, as US Secretary of State John Kerry agrees a plan to tackle the jihadists.

The tricky business of policing sex in public
Should the police intervene when people have sex in public?

Call for further cut in sugar intake
The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.

Can EU-Ukraine trade pact survive Russian pressure?
Why EU-Ukraine trade pact is at risk

VIDEO: Friends again: Cafe marks 20 years
In honour of the 20th anniversary of the start of the Friends series, a pop-up coffee shop is opening in New York City.

How is the referendum affecting markets?
How is the Scottish referendum affecting markets?

VIDEO: Preacher releases church collapse video
Preacher TB Joshua believes the church collapse in Nigeria is linked to a plane being seen overhead shortly before the building fell.

VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding?
Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV.

Seven amazing Minecraft creations
Seven of the most eye-popping Minecraft creations

Why don't children want to learn the violin?
More children are playing instruments today than two decades ago - but is the violin seen as too difficult?

VIDEO: Indian launch for Android One phone
Google launches the first Android One branded smartphones in India.

Day in pictures: 15 September
News images from around the world: 15 September

Why are people not going on as many trips?
People in England made an average of 923 trips each last year.

Oxford hosts photography festival
Oxford's first international photography festival

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum campaign
Yes and No campaigns in the final weekend

VIDEO: House of Commons
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.

Week in pictures: 6-12 September 2014
Some of the best news photos from around the world

In pictures: Oscar Pistorius verdict
Pictures from the verdict

Day in pictures: 12 September
News images from around the world: 12 September

Debatable Land
One foot in Scotland, the other in England

VIDEO: People power sparking renewable energy
In a shantytown in Rio De Janeiro, a British-backed scientific initiative harnesses the energy we generate in our daily lives to light up a football pitch.

AUDIO: Should students learn to cook?
Some parents, concerned about their children's welfare when they go to university for the first time this weekend, have been signing them up for cookery classes.
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