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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

Jewish Jerusalemite Injured in Rock-Throwing Attack
Rioting erupts in multiple incidents Saturday 1 Israeli wounded in rock-throwing attack. No arrests made.



Israel 'Falls Back' to Standard Time Tonight
Israelis to gain back an hour of sleep, after clock changes from 2:00 am to 1:00 am Sunday.



Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai after Bloody Friday
President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's very existence, proclaims 3-month state of emergency in restive Sinai Peninsula.



Steinitz: British Vote for 'Palestine' Encourages Terrorism
Steinitz blasts UK for voting for 'Palestine,' saying vote marks apathy toward Israeli lives - and warns that an Iran deal is a 'mistake.'



Police On High Alert Before Funerals of Palestinian Terrorists
Police 'ready for anything' before funerals of Jerusalem light rail terrorist, firebomber, set for Saturday night and Sunday.



Housing Minister Uri Ariel May Move to City of David
Jewish Home minister considering move to flashpoint neighborhood, challenging PM to uphold vow that Jews can live anywhere in the capital.



Palestinian Teen Terrorist Was US Citizen
State Dept. urges 'calm' after revealing that 17 year-old shot dead after lobbing firebombs at Israeli civilians was an American citizen.



Ya'alon Refused Meetings with Biden and Kerry
The Obama administration refused to allow Israel's Defense Minister to meet top officials during his visit to the United States.



Student Opens Fire at High School Near Seattle, Kills 1
Student opens fire in the cafeteria of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle, kills one and wounds 3 others.



Ottawa Attacker Applied to Renew Libyan Passport
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who carried out the shooting attack in Ottawa, applied to renew his Libyan passport but was denied.

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

Bath 19-21 Toulouse
Bath mount a late fightback at the Rec but Toulouse hold on to win the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool Four encounter.

Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona
Real Madrid take the El Clasico honours as they beat arch rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.

Northampton 34-6 Ospreys
Four tries from Wales wing George North see Northampton end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season with a big Champions Cup win.

Leeds part company with boss Milanic
Championship side Leeds United part company with head coach Darko Milanic after just 32 days in charge.

Lamont quits after role 'questioned'
Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by Labour in Scotland.

Russian clocks go back for last time
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.

IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.

Man killed in west Belfast shooting
A man dies in hospital after he was shot in a west Belfast alleyway 30 minutes after a serious brawl broke out in a nearby street.

Iran woman's hanging draws protests
Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.

Gallagher: Beady Eye have split up
Liam Gallagher tweets that his band Beady Eye are no more.

Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Protesters scuffle at N Korea border
Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.

Peer condemns 'chronic underfunding'
Successive UK governments are responsible for the "deliberate" and "chronic underfunding" of Welsh public services, says former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.

Murray earns vital win over Ferrer
Andy Murray reaches the Valencia final and takes a huge step towards qualifying for the ATP Finals with victory over David Ferrer.

US urges probe into West Bank death
The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.

Weather warning over heavy rain
An amber weather warning is issued for the west Highlands and the Western Isles for Sunday and Monday.

RAF pilot training boost welcomed
The move to bring basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy to Anglesey is warmly welcomed by island economic development portfolio holder.

Police hunt missing sex offender
Police are searching for a convicted sex offender who has breached the conditions of her release from prison.

Mulaudzi killed in a car crash
Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.

Mass protest over Italy job reforms
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.

Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.

VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon
Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.

Tindall settles with Sunday Express
The former England rugby player Mike Tindall agrees a settlement with Express Newspapers over the reporting of a story about his marriage to Zara Phillips.

Antelopes win best wildlife photo
A picture of stampeding antelopes captured on the plains of South Africa’s Kariega Game Reserve wins the overall best European Wildlife photograph.

VIDEO: Dangers of doping in rugby union
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.

Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.

Case unfairly politicised says Adams
The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

VIDEO: One killed in US school shooting
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

Woman dies after two-car crash
A 49-year-old woman dies after her crash collided with another car on the A862 Dingwall to Ardullie road in the Highlands.

Plan to clamp down on nuisance calls
Companies which cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety" with marketing calls and text messages could be fined up to £500,000, ministers say.

New HS2 station proposed for Crewe
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.

Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.

Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.

Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.

Students fined over sexist chants
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.

New York axe attack 'terrorist act'
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.

'Edging toward the EU exit?'
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

US judge sentences Farc commander
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

VIDEO: Flash floods in Athens
People in the Greek capital, Athens, are clearing up after flash floods caused major disruption in parts of the city.

Baffling ballet
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings

Top 10 tips for being a comedian
Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian

Lost football grounds - part II
England's lost football grounds - part II

Life terms for Argentina jail crimes
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.

VIDEO: Swearing for feminism
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?

VIDEO: How did UK man die in Syria air strike?
A British man has been confirmed dead in a US air strike on jihadist targets in Syria.

VIDEO: 'Putin is a bigger threat than IS'
Russian former chess master turned politician, Garry Kasparov, says Russia's President Putin is a bigger threat than so-called Islamic State.

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation

VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

The hardship posting to end all hardship postings
The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?
Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

Used car buyers 'need more support'
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.

Google boss sets new skydive record
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

How to reduce your Inheritance Tax
How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on

Bahrain F1 complaint 'merits probe'
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.

Hailo says Uber blocked investors
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.

10 things we didn't know last week
Walk on the Wild Side's bass line cost £17, and more nuggets

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road
Coventry is to become the first UK city for years to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.

Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Go Figure: The week in numbers
The week's big numbers visualised

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?
Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela scored a spectacular goal from outside the area by using a "trick shot". What drives professional sports people to attempt high-risk moves?

Why is the UK being asked for more money?
Why is the UK being asked for more money?

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.

VIDEO: Man starts fire at petrol station
CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.

VIDEO: Wood: Time for Wales to step up
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.

VIDEO: Police spy 'was paid to love me'
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.

VIDEO: Gorilla gets 'Bake Off' birthday cake
A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.

Science chief warns on acid oceans
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision
Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.

Day in pictures: 23 October
24 hours of news images: 23 October

Your pictures: Steps
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"

In pictures: Feline focus
An online exhibition of cats

VIDEO: Chimps carry out night time raids
Wild chimps carry out night time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into more risky behaviour.

In pictures: Ottawa shootings
Images from outside the Canadian parliament

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival

Day in pictures: 21 October
24 hours of news images: 21 October

What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites

VIDEO: Child poverty 'will divide UK'
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.

In pictures: Derry in 1969
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron

VIDEO: European Parliament
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
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