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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

Venezuelan MP Claims: The Zionists Financed Hitler
In a recent interview, Venezuelan MP Adel Al-Sughayar said that Hitler's main financiers had been the Zionists.



Sisi Clarifies Statement on Sending Troops to Palestinian State
Statement on sending troops to Palestinian state meant "to encourage Israel to move towards the two-state solution", says Sisi.



Swiss Museum to Display Looted Art
The Bern Art Museum to announce it will display the looted works willed to it by Cornelius Gurlitt.



Obama: The Gaps with Iran Are 'Significant'
Obama says interim deal was able to stop Iran's nuclear program from advancing, but admits there are gaps in the way of a permanent deal.



Tunisia's Presidential Election Headed for Run-Off
The two candidates in Tunisia's presidential election say initial tallies show they had passed to a second round run-off next month.



Iran Releases Woman Jailed Over Volleyball Game
Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian woman who was detained after attending a men's volleyball match, freed on bail.



Lapid: We'll Vote Against Jewish State Law in the Knesset
"Ben-Gurion would not have approved the Jewish State Law," says Finance Minister of the law approved by the Cabinet.



Olmert to be Questioned Over 'Barak Takes Bribes' Tape
Police to summon former PM over his remarks to close aide that former Defense Minister "takes millions in bribes".



Report: Kerry Offers Iran an Extension of Talks
As deadline approaches with no agreement, the United States has reportedly suggested to Iran that it consider extending nuclear talks.



A Gift from Efrat
Family ties are tested in times of financial struggle, but a gift from 'Efrat' keeps on giving

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.

UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.

CBeebies star is youngest Bafta winner
Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards.

NHS staff stage four-hour strike
Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers are staging a four-hour strike on Monday.

Google case over web abuse to begin
The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court.

Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea

Two men burned in blast at flat
Two men are seriously burned in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham while rescue dogs search the remains of the property.

Mother of baby left in drain charged
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.

US police kill boy carrying fake gun
Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.

French fight for economic reputation
French come out fighting for their economic reputation

MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine
Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.

Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.

Migration targets "scrapped"
Two papers focus on the words of Home Secretary Theresa May. She tells the Telegraph that migration targets will be scrapped, and the Mail says she fears a militant attack in Britain is inevitable.

RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.

Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples

Library call for every Scots child
A call for all children to be automatically enrolled in their local library is made at the start of Book Week Scotland.

Delayed C. diff outbreak report due
A five-year inquiry into Scotland's worst outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) will be published later.

VIDEO: What makes the Chinese laugh?
Why one Irish-American comedian is trying stand-up in Beijing

Volleyball woman out of Iran prison
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.

Farc warning on release of general
Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.

VIDEO: UK men join Syria fight against IS
A former British soldier and another British man are fighting with Kurdish troops in Syria against Islamic State (IS) militants, it has emerged.

Obama praise for 'President Clinton'
Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.

VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain
A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.

Powers ponder Iran talks extension
World powers trying to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme consider extending the talks, as Monday's deadline for an agreement looms.

Price wars lead to food firms closing
A supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.

Geldof: Keep downloading Band Aid
After Band Aid 30 single Do They Know It's Christmas reaches number one, organiser Bob Geldof urges music fans to keep downloading it to fight Ebola.

Dad would be livid - Button
Jenson Button says his late father John would be angry that the driver faces an uncertain future in Formula 1.

Tunisia in landmark presidency poll
Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely.

Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong Kong
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city

Band Aid single storms to number one
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart after selling more than 312,000 copies last week.

Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.

England learned lessons - Sampson
Coach Mark Sampson believes England learned lessons from the 3-0 defeat by two-time world champions Germany.

Second title 'means more than first'
Lewis Hamilton says his second world title feels more important to him than the first he won with McLaren in 2008.

New computer spying bug discovered
Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.

VIDEO: Knox-Johnston 'not abandoning sailing'
Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race.

VIDEO: Kabul: 'One of worst incidents this year'
At least 45 people have been killed at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan.

I take all the blame - Rodgers
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.

'Lewis did a better job than me'
Nico Rosberg said his Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton deserved to win the drivers' title.

Briton is Scrabble world champion
A British man is crowned World Scrabble Champion after winning the final of the five-day competition in London.

VIDEO: Sir Jackie Stewart: 'A great victory'
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory".

VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.

Federer seals Davis Cup for Swiss
Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.

Thousands raised for stag man search
More than £2,300 is raised by a fundraiser to support the search for a man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague.

Robinson defends Campbell remarks
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.

UK 'unlikely to meet' migration target
EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.

Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match
A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.

New web data powers plan for police
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.

VIDEO: Bonneville: Bears, Obamas and the BBC
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.

Petrol bomb thrown at police station
A petrol bomb is thrown over the perimeter wall of the police station in Warrenpoint, County Down.

Australia top ODI rankings after win
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.

'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.

VIDEO: 'Unlikely we will meet immigration target'
Home Secretary Theresa May has said it is unlikely the government will bring net migration down to the tens of thousands by the end of the Parliament.

VIDEO: Iraq village caught between two sides
The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.

19,000 new homes plan consultation
Residents in Swansea are to be given their say on plans for more than 19,000 new homes across the city.

VIDEO: 'Stop radicalisation before it happens'
Police stopped four or five terrorist attacks in 2014, says Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.

VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box
Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket

'Reality dawning' on council mergers
The "reality is dawning" on local councils that mergers will bring a significant and permanent change, the public services minister says.

VIDEO: Trierweiler: 'It wasn't a suicide attempt'
When President Hollande was photographed on the back of a scooter at his mistress' apartment it was a story that made headlines all over the world and it lead to the break-up of his relationship with the First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler.

VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid
England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.

Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies
Marion Barry, a four-term Democratic mayor of Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.

VIDEO: Preparing for floods after US snowfall
Snowfall in the north-east of the US has subsided, forecasters say, but there are now warnings of flooding as the snow melts.

VIDEO: Travelling through the Ebola heartland
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.

Journey through the Ebola heartland
On a journey charting the impact of the disease

Are food foragers unfairly maligned?
Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?

Fish and chips 'harming' eider ducks
Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.

The meaning of Mongol
What is the real meaning of Mongol?

Call to sanction failing universities
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.

The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio

Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.

VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Alan Henning
The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".

Military force: Not the way to win?
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian's bottom: Work of art?
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not

Monsieur Romieu - a 'man of talents'
At a time of international conflict two centuries ago, did Britain assassinate an enemy agent while the world was looking the other way?

Obama defends immigration reform
US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.

Did Obama deliver for Hispanics?
President Obama's immigration speech was a long-awaited moments for the United States' large Hispanic community. But it's what comes next that will matter most.

The day her family wasn't there
My family was deported while I was at school

VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads
The best reads you need to catch up on

10 things we didn't know last week
Seals fancy penguins, and more nuggets.

VIDEO: Gebrselassie: From track to business
How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.

Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014
The best news photos from around the world

Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest?
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.

Day in pictures: 21 November 2014
24 hours of news images: 21 November

AUDIO: School fails inspection on Islamic society
A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.

Who will be Tunisia's next president?
Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.

Picture power: Bird flu
The story behind the picture

In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US
Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States

VIDEO: Liaison Committee
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.

In pictures: Mike Nichols films
A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols

Day in pictures: 20 November 2014
24 hours of news images: 20 November

Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.

In pictures: Scarcity and Waste
Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award

Your pictures: Movement
Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"

VIDEO: Fines plan over Japanese Knotweed
Failing to control the spread of Japanese Knotweed could result in an anti-social behaviour order and a fine of up to £2500.
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