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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

State Department: 50-50 Chance of Deal with Iran
As deadline for nuclear deal approaches, the United States remains unoptimistic.



Suspect Arrested in Assault on Yehonatan Geffen
Police arrest suspect in March 20 attack on leftist author and songwriter Yehonatan Geffen.



IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence
Israeli Prison Service debating possible locations, whether Olmert can have a cellmate.



Likud: We Will Take 12 Portfolios in Next Government
If next government has only 18 ministers, Likud warns Jewish Home and Yisrael Beytenu, Ayelet Shaked and Sofa Lanver will not be ministers.



Houthis Could Turn Yemen into a 'Saudi Vietnam'
With homefield advantage and Iranian military advisers, Saudi Arabia might not be able to avoid getting bogged down.



Syria: Damascus Shelled, Hamas Terrorist Killed
One dead and 30 wounded in souk attack on Damascus separate incident kills Hamas terrorist in Yarmuk.



UK Pundit Suggests Ed Miliband Stick Wife's 'Head in Oven'
Controversial UK journalist Katie Hopkins tells Jewish Labour leader Ed Miliband to stick his wife's head in an oven and 'turn on the gas.'



Paula Stern's Message to Obama
A popular Israeli blogger hits a raw nerve with her recent 'Message to Obama' and her visit to Israel-friendly India.



Watch: ZAKA Teams at Germanwings Crash Site
Teams arrive to help French, German search-and-rescue teams find bodies.



Russian Jews Donate Funds for Danish Community's Security
After Dan Uzan was killed in attack on Copenhagen's Great Synagogue, Genesis Foundation sends 100,000 euros to Danish Jewish community.

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

VIDEO: Locals plead for Kashmir flood help
Flood warnings have been issued in Indian-administered Kashmir after torrential rain and a rise in levels of the Jhelum river.

FA scraps plan for GB Olympic teams
Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association.

UK couple found shot dead in Spain
British couple Peter and Jean Tarsey, both aged 77, have been found dead with bullet wounds in a village near Benidorm, Spanish police say.

VIDEO: The battle for votes by the seaside
The final outcome of the 2015 general election will be shaped by the results in dozens of marginal seats, where relatively modest shifts in voting patterns will be enough to change the result.

'Run-hungry Pietersen could return'
Surrey director of cricket Alec Stewart says Kevin Pietersen could return for England if he scores highly at county level.

Cameron launches election campaign
David Cameron says he wants to complete the job of "turning the country around" as the election officially gets under way and other leaders hit the campaign trail.

Kane emergence excites me - Rooney
England captain Wayne Rooney says he is as excited as anyone about Harry Kane, who will make his full debut against Italy.

Indiana to 'clarify' religion law
Republicans in the US state of Indiana say they will amend a controversial "religious freedom" law, as accusations grow that it permits businesses to discriminate against gays.

Hamilton deal could be worth £27m
World champion Lewis Hamilton expects to sign a new Mercedes contract this week that could be worth more than £27m a year.

Dozens dead near Yemen refugee camp
At least 40 people have died in a blast near a refugee camp in western Yemen, aid workers say, but officials deny Saudi air strikes were the cause.

Uganda al-Shabab prosecutor killed
Joan Kagezi, the top Ugandan state prosecutor in the trial of 13 men suspected of a deadly al-Shabab bomb attack, is shot dead in Kampala.

Alps co-pilot 'had suicide treatment'
Co-pilot of crashed Germanwings jet, Andreas Lubitz, had treatment for suicidal tendencies before he gained his licence, investigators say.

One dead after shooting at NSA
Officials say two men dressed as women tried to break through a security gate to the National Security Agency headquarters.

Scottish soldier dies in Florida
Tributes are paid to a Scottish soldier from Edinburgh who died while on holiday in Miami in Florida.

Briton guilty plea in US terror trial
British terror suspect Haroon Aswat pleads guilty in New York to charges of plotting to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

Plastic bag tax to plug funding gap
Up to £1m raised from the tax on plastic bags could help sustain environmental groups whose funding was slashed in the Stormont budget.

VIDEO: Day one election campaign highlights
In the run-up to the general election on 7 May, we'll bring you a daily guide to the key stories from the campaign trail.

Police get £10.7m Hillsborough costs
South Yorkshire Police is awarded £10.7m of government funding to cover legal fees and other costs incurred from the new Hillsborough inquests.

Family of four dead in Gibraltar flat
Four people including a British man and two children have been found dead in a flat in Gibraltar, police in the British territory have said.

Silk Road agents charged with theft
Two former US agents are charged with stealing digital currency that came into their possession during an investigation into the notorious marketplace.

Litvinenko suspect can give evidence
Dmitry Kovtun, one of the men accused of murdering former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, will be allowed to give evidence at the inquiry into his death.

Women give tech sector wake-up call
Lack of gender diversity and alleged discrimination against women are uncomfortable issues once again in the spotlight for the technology sector.

VIDEO: England keeper involved in fracas
Man City's Karen Bardsley and Birmingham City's Freda Ayisi trade blows during Sunday's 0-0 draw in Women's Super League One.

VIDEO: 1,000-year-old eye remedy 'kills MRSA'
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said.

'Tube rescuer' dies helping brother
A man dies after being hit by a Tube train as he attempts to rescue his younger brother who had fallen on to the tracks.

Senior nurse admits raping patients
A former senior hospital nurse admits raping, sexually assaulting and spying on female patients including some who were unconscious.

Boston bombing prosecution rests
The prosecution in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rests its case against defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with 30 counts related to the attack.

UN to investigate ex-chief's death
A UN panel is to start investigating the mysterious 1961 death in a plane crash of its former Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold in Zambia.

Death toll from Chile floods rises
The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 17 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.

Solar aeroplane lands in China
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, lands in Chongqing, China, to complete leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.

Judgement is reserved in cake case
Judgement is reserved at the end of the 'gay cake' case in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: MH17 probe's plea for missile witness
An international team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 has urged witnesses to come forward who saw a Buk missile launcher in the area.

MH17 appeal for Buk missile witnesses
A team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine appeals to witnesses who saw a Buk missile launcher in the area.

VIDEO: Kercher mother 'shocked' by verdicts
The mother of Meredith Kercher, Arline Kercher has said she was shocked by the verdict acquitting Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of her daughter's murder in Italy in 2007.

Nigeria vote 'too close to call'
Initial results from Nigeria's election show little separating the two main candidates for the presidency, with full results due on Tuesday.

Mercury 'painted black' by comets
The mystery of Mercury's dark surface can be explained by a steady dusting of carbon from passing comets, research suggests.

Iran nuclear talks near key deadline
Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.

Museum displays IS beheadings
A museum defends a decision to exhibit graphic images of beheadings by the Islamic State militant group.

Stephen Fry 'hounded off' Instagram
Author and broadcaster Stephen Fry swears off Instagram, claiming to have been "hounded off" the photo-sharing service.

Iran nuclear crisis: Six key points
Six key points to understanding what the crisis over Iran's nuclear programme is all about.

'Trevor who?' reaction to Noah as host
South African is surprise replacement for Jon Stewart

Free nursery has 'no academic benefit'
Free nursery places for three-year olds have helped mothers back to work, but have made "no difference" to academic performance later on, researchers claim.

VIDEO: On board Tory election 'battle bus'
The BBC's Carole Walker took a look inside the Conservative Party's campaign bus, as it headed off to its first election rally.

Election 2015 in pictures: 30 March
Parliament is dissolved and the race for No 10 begins

Miliband warning over EU referendum
Labour leader Ed Miliband unveils his party's business manifesto with a warning about David Cameron's pledge to hold an EU referendum - while some businesses criticise the use of their quotes in a Labour advert.

Teachers' 'British values' warning
Teachers should ignore rules on promoting "fundamental British values", a teachers' union conference has heard.

Sense of history at Iran talks
If a framework for an Iranian nuclear deal is agreed this week, it could pave the way for one of the most significant, but most sensitive, accords in decades, says the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

Yoox in talks with Net-a-Porter
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox says it is in merger talks with London-based rival Net-a-Porter.

VIDEO: Farmers test out 'flying sheepdog'
Paul Brennan talks to the BBC about sending a drone up to herd his sheep.

African comedian replaces Jon Stewart
Comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.

Scottish parties begin campaigning
Scotland's political parties take to the streets of the country on the first official day of the General Election campaign.

Knife attack kills Bangladesh blogger
A blogger has been hacked to death in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, weeks after a prominent atheist writer was killed in a similar attack.

Medieval eye remedy 'kills MRSA'
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists say.

Labour offering 'hope' despite cuts
A Labour government at Westminster will offer voters hope after some "tough" spending cuts in its first years in office, the first minister has said.

Brazil ex-leader joins Lopez defence
Brazil's ex-leader Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the latest former president to join a team defending jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders.

VIDEO: 148mph M11 biker caught on camera
A motorcyclist carrying a pillion passenger at 148mph along the M11, believed to be the highest ever recorded in the UK, has been banned from driving for 15 months.

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?
Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

Lil' Chris' 'mental health issues'
A week after the death of singer Lil' Chris, his family said he had "mental health issues" and a "huge personality".

G20 world leaders' personal data leaked
Details including passport numbers and Visa numbers were accidentally emailed to the organisers of a football tournament in Australia by a government official.

Attacks hit BA, GitHub and Slack
British Airways' Executive Club, the code-sharing site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been hit by cyber-attacks.

French elections see swing to right
Local elections give a big boost to France's conservative UMP, led by ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy, and inflict a bruising blow to the ruling Socialists.

BBC News website changes for Africa coverage
How the BBC News website's coverage of African news is changing

Tories 'the true party of Wales'
The Conservatives defend their record in power as the party launches its Welsh campaign for the general election.

Flood warning issued in Kashmir
A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.

Election 2015: Me... and why it's all about you
BBC political editor Nick Robinson gives an update on his progress - and sets out his view on the election campaign which formally begins today.

How Newcastle's arts venues survived cuts
How one Newcastle's arts venues found new ways to survive

Inside Europe's biggest sex offenders' prison
Inside Europe's biggest sex offenders' prison

Parents rarely spot child obesity
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.

The special shoes
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother

VIDEO: Ukraine: On a drone mission
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk

The couple who built a theatre empire
How a husband and wife built the UK's biggest theatre group

A question for Indian men: What does your wife do?
Asking Indian men a question they are not used to hearing

Meningitis B vaccine deal agreed
All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B after a deal with drug manufacturers, the health secretary says.

Europol chief warns on encryption
A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism.

10 things we didn't know last week
How to make rice less calorific, and more news nuggets.

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

Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Day in pictures: 27 March 2015
Images from around the world: 27 March

Kathmandu graffiti
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life

Your pictures: Docks
Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.

In pictures: I'm not voting because...
Denise Felkin's MA project

VIDEO: Treasury Committee
The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.

In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes
A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps

Photos give insight into 1960s life
A collection of 18,000 negatives of Wales
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