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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

Rebels in Aleppo Reject UN Envoy's Ceasefire Proposal
Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo reject UN envoy de Mistura's plan for a freeze in fighting.



Rabbi David Yosef: Secular Jews Endanger Israel
Those who do not observe the commandments is endangering our existence more than the Arabs, said Rabbi Yosef.



Netanyahu to Unveil Details of Iran Agreement During Speech
Member of Netanyahu's entourage says he will unveil some details of the agreement with Iran during his Congress speech.



Feinstein: Netanyahu 'Doesn't Speak for Me'
Senator Dianne Feinstein blasts Netanyahu over his Congress speech, says he is arrogant to assert he speaks for all Jews.



Katz to Kahlon: I Knew Menachem Begin, and You're No Begin
In a new video, Moshe Kahlon evokes the spirit of legendary Likud leader Menachem Begin - in vain, says Minister Yisrael Katz.



Terrorist Bullets Hit Samaria Home
Bullets fired by terrorists hit window, outer wall of home in Har Bracha. No one injured.



Bennett: West on a 'March of Folly' in Iran Deal
The Iranians, said Economics Minister Naftali Bennett, are getting 'a kashrut certificate for their uranium production.'



Supporters Rally for Triumphant Argentine President
Kirchner celebrates days after a judge dismissed allegations brought against her by prosecutor who died mysteriously.



ISIS Frees 19 Christian Hostages after Ransoms Paid
Islamic State frees 19 out of 220 Assyrian Christians kidnapped in Syria, activists say.



'Green Police' Accuse Likud Candidate of 'Environmental Crimes'
The number 18 candidate for the Knesset on the Likud list has been accused of serious pollution offenses.

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

Drug drivers targeted by new rules
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.

N Korea opens fire as drills start
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into the sea as annual US-South Korea military exercises get under way, officials in Seoul say.

UK cuts 'concern' head of US Army
The US Army's most senior general says he is "very concerned" about the impact spending cuts will have on the strength of the UK's armed forces.

First tree seeds for Doomsday vault
The Svalbard "Doomsday" seed vault, which protects the world's food crops, accepts its first consignment of seeds from forest tree species.

Tories promise 200,000 starter homes
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, the PM is to say.

Jihadist concerns, and Army cuts
Stories about jihadists abound in Monday's press, and the Telegraph features US concerns about the scale of Britain's defence cuts.

Murder charge for Peru ex-minister
An ex-minister in Peru is charged with involvement in the killing of a journalist during the Shining Path rebel insurgency in the 1980s.

Estonia ruling party wins election
Estonia's ruling party has won national elections and is expected to form a governing coalition after defeating its pro-Russian rival.

Netanyahu goes to US for Iran speech
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington to argue against a nuclear deal with Iran, ahead of a controversial speech to Congress.

Excessive salaries 'damage' UK firms
Public anger over the size of top executives' salaries is damaging the reputation of UK firms, according to a survey of business leaders.

Oligarch faces North Sea deal block
The UK government says it will block the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman.

Stolen van drags man along motorway
A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a motorist is dragged along a motorway by his own stolen van.

Mourinho's perfect day
The first trophy win of a new Jose Mourinho era at Chelsea had a familiar, special, look to it, says chief football writer Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Crackdown on drug drivers
Tougher laws to tackle drug driving come into force across England and Wales on Monday - with new limits on eight illegal and eight prescription drugs.

VIDEO: CCTV of missing girls on way to Syria
CCTV images have emerged showing the three British teenage girls who are believed to have gone to Syria to join Islamic State.

Argentine leader hails lower debt
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defends her economic policy in her last speech to Congress before she steps down in December.

VIDEO: IS defector: 'Jihadi John a loner'
The BBC speaks exclusively to a former member of Islamic State who met Mohammed Emwazi - dubbed "Jihadi John" - during his early days in Syria.

'Jihadi John was cold and a loner'
The Islamic State fighter known as "Jihadi John" was cold and a loner who set himself apart from others, says an IS defector who met him in Syria.

Lib Dems want extra £1bn bank levy
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.

Mass rally for Nemtsov in Moscow
Tens of thousands of people march in Moscow to honour Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday.

How Man City let Liverpool duo shine
MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini's team selection suited Liverpool in the Reds' win.

Nadal's Argentina win equals record
Rafael Nadal wins a record-equalling 46th career clay-court title with success in the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires.

Third home searched in Becky case
The search for Becky Watts, 16, is being intensified with police now searching a third home in Bristol.

'Like last year's car, but better'
Mercedes' testing times leave competitors unable to hide their dejection, but there's still plenty to race for - writes Andrew Benson.

IS frees 19 abducted Christians
Nineteen of the 220 members of an Assyrian Christian community kidnapped by Islamic State in Syria have been freed, activists say.

Prince William arrives in China
The Duke of Cambridge is in China for the highest-profile UK royal visit to the country in nearly 30 years.

Jay receives goal of month award
An 11-year-old boy from County Armagh who won the Scottish Premiership goal of the month award for January has been presented with his award.

Brit winners dominate revamped chart
Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Royal Blood take the top spots in the first UK album chart to count streaming data alongside sales.

Fan pushed Paris man as 'train full'
An ex-police officer and Chelsea fan involved in an alleged racist incident on the Paris Metro says he pushed a black man away from a train carriage "because it was too full".

Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur
Jose Mourinho lifts his first trophy since returning to Chelsea as his side see off Tottenham in the League Cup final.

VIDEO: Emwazi 'paranoid' before fleeing UK
The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.

Family of eye injury man 'hopeful'
The father of a man who was injured in an explosion in south Armagh says he should find out this week if his eye can be saved.

Samsung S6 phone has curved screen
Samsung confirms that one version of its new Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone will have a screen that curves round its sides

Murder inquiry after man's death
Detectives launch a murder inquiry into the death of a 35-year-old man in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

Nigerian mob kills bomb suspect
A young woman is beaten to death by a Nigerian mob in the belief she was on a suicide mission, in an area hit by Boko Haram attacks.

VIDEO: Astronauts brave week's third spacewalk
Two American astronauts have ventured out on a spacewalk for the third time in a week, to install cables on the International Space Station.

Ireland 19-9 England
Ireland remain on course for a Six Nations Grand Slam after a convincing 19-9 win over England in Dublin.

Union flag set for public works
Plaques featuring the union flag will mark publicly-funded projects across Britain - but the SNP attacks the scheme as a "silly gimmick".

HTC to sell virtual reality headsets
HTC reveals it is to sell a virtual reality headset featuring tracking technology developed by video games firm Valve.

MH370 teams trial long-haul tracking
Three countries are to trial a new method of tracking planes, which could help avoid incidents like the disappearance of flight MH370.

New avalanches strike Afghanistan
Fresh avalanches hit Afghanistan's Panjshir valley closing off areas already difficult to reach, local officials say, after the death of scores of people.

Labour denies blocking devolution
Plans to devolve even more power to Wales are not being blocked by Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith, Labour insists.

Finnish punk band set for Eurovision
A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities is chosen to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Huawei and LG unveil smartwatches
LG unveils a smartwatch that can make calls without being paired to a phone, while Huawei unveils its first Android Wear watch.

Police attacked at illegal rave
Four police officers are injured when bricks and missiles are thrown during an illegal rave attended by several hundred people.

Coalition row over 'hate preachers'
The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.

'Hundreds' of S Sudan boys seized
Hundreds of South Sudanese boys have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the UN says, blaming a government-allied militia.

VIDEO: Syria crisis 'spurred terror surge'
The crisis in Syria has let to a surge in investigations and interventions carried out by anti-terrorism officers, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Ageism a disaster, says Scott Thomas
A lack of film roles for actresses in their 50s is "a disaster" and the situation is unlikely to change, Dame Kristin Scott Thomas says.

Driver on bail after boy, 12, died
A driver questioned over the death of a 12-year-old boy on a road in Cardiff on Friday is released on bail.

VIDEO: Syrian female doctor who fled IS area
In the parts of northern Syria where so called Islamic State has taken control, a brutal code of public floggings and executions is being enforced with particular dangers for women.

US 'to deport Bosnian war suspects'
US officials are trying to deport 150 Bosnian immigrants suspected of involvement in war crimes during the 1992-95 war, the New York Times says.

Concert for missing Cameron Comey
A concert for a missing schoolboy is being held to raise money for rescue teams helping to search for him.

VIDEO: How do you bake a 450-metre cake?
The city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary on Sunday with a series of events.

US sex abuse suspect held in Brazil
Police in Brazil arrest an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in the US state of Minnesota.

Concern over online gonorrhoea care
Some websites offering treatment for gonorrhoea are putting patients at risk by failing to follow national guidelines, BBC 5 Live Investigates finds.

Uruguay bids farewell to pauper president
Uruguay's departing leader, Jose Mujica, has acquired almost celebrity status, not just for his political achievements, but also for his humble lifestyle, writes the BBC's Wyre Davies.

Mumbai attacks suspect's luxury jail time
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, one of the main suspects behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is allowed unfettered access to internet and visitors from jail.

Surviving Iwo Jima
One man's memory of a brutal battle in the Pacific

VIDEO: Photographing black Britain
Photographing the black British experience

The truth about the Sound of Music family
What the real Sound of Music family say about themselves

Why Iceland banned beer
Why Iceland banned beer right up until 1989

The prince and the Party: Five elephants in the room
The five elephants in the room during William's visit to China

Nemtsov killing polarises Russian society
Both government and opposition in Russia are coming up with theories about the killing of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, but it could be years before it becomes clear why it happened, says the BBC's Artyom Liss.

'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

The rise of Yemen's Houthi rebels
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.

Distinct ME stages found, says study
Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

IS using love as a recruitment tool
IS needs women to build a state, says Razia Iqbal - and it is using social media to lure impressionable recruits.

What would Wittgenstein say about that dress?
The colour of "that dress" has been fascinating people all around the world, including Prof Barry C Smith of the University of London's Institute of Philosophy.

'Progress' in US-Cuba diplomatic talks
Cuban and US diplomats are optimistic about progress at talks in Washington on restoring full relations between the two countries.

Cage: Rights group or terror apologists?
As details emerge about the identity of "Jihadi John"' what do we know about the advocacy group that was in close contact with Mohammed Emwazi in the two years before he left for Syria?

Labour pledges £6,000 tuition fees
Ed Miliband says £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Has the world become too visual?
Has the world's addiction to images gone too far?

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads
A chance to catch up on the best long reads from the past week

10 things we didn't know last week
What time of day squid fly, and other news nuggets

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

Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015
News photos from around the world

L'Oreal to change 'bad at maths' ad
A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.

VIDEO: Why is IS smashing statues in Iraq?
The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?

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

Account data stolen in TalkTalk hack
TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.

Your pictures: Gardens
Readers' photographs on the theme of gardens

Halfway in 24-year photo project
Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year

Viewpoint: What West must do in Ukraine
The West must show huge resolve if the Ukrainian ceasefire is to hold, writes Prof Anatol Lieven.

Net loss: Anatomy of a pledge
Where David Cameron's pledge to cut net migration to below 100,000 came from - and how it fell apart.

Brit Awards 2015: In Pictures
Highlights from this year's ceremony in London

In pictures: Vintage Nasa photographs for sale
Space photos go under the hammer

Day in pictures: 25 February 2015
Images from around the world: 25 February

VIDEO: Treasury Committee
MPs take evidence on the Bank of England’s Inflation Report.

Sony World Photography Awards: 2015 shortlist
Finalists in this year's Sony World Photo Awards
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