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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.

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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 Arch Rival Reportedly Given Serbian Citizenship
Former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan was granted citizenship in Serbia in 2013 but the decision went unnoticed.

Spain and Israel to Investigate Death of Soldier in Lebanon
Spain and Israel agree to carry out a joint investigation into the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper who was killed in Lebanon.

Arabs with Knives Try to Enter Israel from Gaza
IDF soldiers nab three Gazans with knives who tried to infiltrate into Israel.

Nasrallah Warns Israel: We Don't Want War, But Don't Test Us
Hezbollah chief threatens Israel that the conflict could go beyond Lebanon's borders in any new war.

Shabbat Shalom from Israel! Updates Continue from N. America
Shabbat about to begin in Israel. Arutz Sheva's North America desk will continue to update the site until Shabbat begins in New York.

Muslims Gloat at Paris Kosher Market 2 Days After Attack
Muslim youths post pictures outside store where 4 Jews were murdered, exulting in the attack and flipping off the camera.

Abbas Invited to Sweden After 'Palestine' Recognition
Stockholm personally invites Abbas to discuss 'peace process' and to offer assistance.

Renowned Israeli Conductor Dies Mid-Concert
Israel Yinon dies of unknown causes while conducting symphony in Switzerland.

Anti-Semitic Politician Becomes Greek Defense Minister
Panos Kammenos claimed Jews 'don't pay taxes' to outrage and backlash last month - but it did not diminish his popularity in elections.

Kobane is Liberated - But What About the Residents?
Kurds free strategic city from ISIS, but with most of it turned to rubble, survivors are trying to get by in a Turkish camp.

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

VIDEO: Mother of abused pupil speaks out
Teacher Jeremy Forrest who ran off with pupil 'cried to her mother'

Man injured in Belfast shooting
A man is taken to hospital following a gun attack at a fast food outlet in north Belfast.

Churchill's funeral anniversary marked
Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey.

Woods shoots worst round of career
Tiger Woods records the worst round of his professional career with an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Phoenix Open.

Mother denies exploiting abduction
The mother of a girl who was abducted and taken to France by teacher Jeremy Forrest denies she is exploiting her daughter by writing a book on the case.

M4 lanes reopen after oil spill
Two lanes of the M4 which were closed because of a hydraulic oil spill around Newport reopened.

Putin ally to build bridge to Crimea
A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions.

Secret 80s 'sex file' named diplomat
A top British diplomat engaged in "sexual perversion" in the 1960s and was vulnerable to blackmail by foreign powers, previously secret papers reveal.

Tamil becomes Sri Lanka's top judge
Sri Lanka's president appoints a Tamil judge as the new chief justice - the first member of the country's minority community to hold the post in decades.

SA apartheid assassin given parole
South African apartheid-era death squad commander Eugene de Kock, nicknamed "Prime Evil", gets parole after 20 years for killing activists.

MP Murphy to stand down at election
Paul Murphy is to stand down as Labour MP for Torfaen after 28 years in parliament.

Churches oppose three-person babies
Senior church figures call on the government to block the creation of so-called three-person babies, but scientists urge MPs to back a law change.

Greece shuns debt talks with troika
Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.

Machines seized in gambling probe
Detectives investigating money laundering and illegal gambling seize machines and cash worth more than £500,000 in Belfast and Lisburn.

Police probe Roy Keane 'incident'
Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident in Greater Manchester involving former footballer Roy Keane.

Saudis shelve blogger flogging again
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.

Sharapova aims to end 11-year run
World number two Maria Sharapova aims to end a losing streak against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.

Training cuts 'could harm patients'
Proposals to shorten in-job training for doctors in the UK could seriously compromise patient care and safety, leading doctors warn.

Romney won't run in 2016 election
Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.

Requiem for Romney's presidential dream
Washington establishment does double-take as Mitt Romney announces his decision not to run for the presidency in 2016.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Body found in missing mum search
A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.

10 things we didn't know last week
Dutch babies smile more than US babies, and other nuggets.

Nokia name row with London start-up
Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".

Brian Blessed pulls out of King Lear
Actor Brian Blessed pulls out of Guildford Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear on doctor's advice, after collapsing with heart trouble during a performance last week.

Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner
IAG boss Willie Walsh welcomes surprise investment by fast-growing Gulf airline, which said it may increase its stake further.

Chelsea close to £23m Cuadrado deal
Chelsea are set to complete the £23.3m signing of Juan Cuadrado, Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella says.

Migrant voters 'key' in election
Migrant voters could have a decisive impact in key marginal seats at the general election, a study suggests.

VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained
As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.

Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula.

Stage awards honour theatre industry
The Young Vic in London, Southampton's Nuffield, Liverpool's Everyman and producer Sonia Friedman are among the winners at The Stage's 2015 awards.

Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015
News photos from around the world

BT attacked on rural broadband costs
At least £90m will be reinvested in rural broadband services after an underspend by BT, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Beaten lecturer: 'I feel vindicated'
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

VIDEO: Video shows fierce battle in Ukraine
Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.

Kenyan Jeptoo banned for doping
Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years for failing a doping test.

VIDEO: Talking kids' doll 'Cayla' is hacked
Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.

Burglars jailed for lecturer attack
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

Costa must change, says Pellegrini
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Chelsea striker Diego Costa must change after being banned for stamping.

Mitchell 'turned down' libel deal
Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.

Bombers 'porn-driven losers' - Boris
Violent religious extremists are often tortured men with a history of using pornography, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.

Day in pictures: 30 January 2015
Images from around the world: 30 January

Pakistan mosque blast kills dozens
A bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan kills at least 40 people and injures many more, officials say.

US growth slows in fourth quarter
The economy expanded by 2.6% in the last three months of 2014 - sharply lower than in the third quarter.

VIDEO: More snow forecast for parts of UK
Wintry weather continues to cause travel disruption in parts of England.

AU backs anti-Boko Haram troops plan
The African Union backs plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.

Curfew in Kirkuk amid IS attacks
A curfew is imposed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk following fierce overnight fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State militants.

NHS Winter 2014-15: Weekly A&E tracker
See how your local hospital is coping with winter pressures

Controllers banking on Philae wake-up
The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.

President Correa's troll warfare
The politician who names and shames online abusers

Teen isolated over cancer hair shave
A teenager who shaved his head to raise money for a cancer charity is put into isolation for breaking school rules.

Battle rages for key Ukraine town
Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.

US rejects Guantanamo Bay demand
The US dismisses a Cuban demand to hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to normalise bilateral ties.

Student fury over 'impossible' exam
Final year economics students at Sheffield University are furious after an exam this week contained "impossible" questions.

VIDEO: Churchill funeral flotilla recreated
Fifty years after the funeral for Sir Winston Churchill, the boat that carried his coffin long the Thames repeats its journey.

Man guilty of raping boy at nursery
A man is found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of raping a young boy and of sexually abusing a girl from when she was 12 to 15 years old.

England confidence growing - Morgan
Captain Eoin Morgan says England are growing in confidence, having reached the final of the tri-series in Australia.

Suge Knight arrested for US murder
Death Row Records founder Suge Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run.

#SaveDippy - but why do we care?
Why do so many people care about a fake dinosaur?

Will the falling oil price undermine green energy?
Despite uncertainties, cheap oil does not spell disaster for the renewables sector.

Eurozone deflation gathers pace
Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, pushed down by lower oil prices.

Srebrenica massacre verdicts upheld
The former Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal upholds convictions against five men for their role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Baby ashes family settlement offers
Families affected by the baby ashes scandal at Mortonhall Crematorium are to be offered settlements of up to £4,000.

Leak suggests cosmic study was wrong
Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion at the Big Bang made no such discovery, a leak of a concluding study suggests.

VIDEO: Murray on Kim's colourful outburst
Andy Murray admits he and his entourage were pushed to the limit in his Australian Open semi-final win over Tomas Berdych.

At the pump
Petrol stations around the world

'Room service over' for rescued koala
A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.

VIDEO: Investigating crime virtually - 15 secs
A Swiss software developers team has created a system to enable crime investigators to enter a virtual world

VIDEO: Shipwreck treasure hunter in US court
A US treasure hunter who has been described by officials as the "most intelligent fugitive," has appeared in a Florida court following his arrest after two years on the run.

Social mobility and university entry
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee asks if universities can do more to support social mobility.

The complex case of joint enterprise
BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman on the difficulties of the joint enterprise doctrine.

Lack of oversight 'damaging schools'
MPs say problems in some more autonomous schools have been picked up too late because of lack of oversight by the government.

Charlie Hebdo attack: French values challenged in schools
French teachers on the front line after Charlie Hebdo attack

VIDEO: The Tibetan monk with 170 children
A Tibetan Buddhist monk took in 33 orphans after an earthquake in 2010 - now he is looking after 170 children.

The strange case of babies sleeping in boxes
The remarkable appeal of the Finnish baby boxes

The middle-class voters who can't resist Marx
The country where even the middle classes may love Marx

Child obesity rates 'levelling off'
The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.

How deadly was the poison gas of WW1?
Did the soldiers of WW1 have an irrational fear of poison gas?

Deadly blast hits Mexico hospital
A gas tank lorry explodes outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby.

In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015
Pictures from around the country

Funeral held for Argentina's Nisman
The funeral of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead in his home on 18 January, is held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.

VIDEO: Is the world really getting nastier?
As Human Rights Watch describes a litany of rights abuses in its latest annual report, BBC News asks if the world really is becoming a nastier place.

A day in the life of a care home
What really goes on in a care home?

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee
MPs hear evidence on broadband in rural areas and the Charity Commission.

Your pictures: City skylines
Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines"

In pictures: Destruction in Kobane
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town

Day in pictures: 28 January 2015
Images from around the world: 28 January

Shetland celebrates Up Helly Aa
Shetland's spectacular annual re festival
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