Record Number Of Bee Colonies Despite Virus Deaths

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Picture shows the beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

More people than ever have taken up beekeeping in Austria - despite fears of virus deaths and the effects climate change. Statistics provided by the Austrian Ministry for Agriculture, Regional…

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Italian Senator Who Tried To Get Anti Vax Movie Screened In Parliament Dies Of COVID

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The former senator of the 5 Star Movement Bartolomeo Pepe, died of Covid in December 2021 in Naples, Italy. (Newsflash)

An Italian politician who tried to get an anti-vaccination movie screened in Parliament and branded fears over COVID-19 a "ridiculous hysteria" has died from the coronavirus. Bartolomeo Pepe, 59, is…

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Turk Food Firm Renames Negro Biscuit To Avoid Causing Offence

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Turkish food company Eti has changed the name of one of their most consumed biscuits, 'Negro', over racism concerns and named it 'Nero' on 1st December 2021. (Eti/Newsflash)

A Turkish food company has changed the name of their 30-year-old chocolate ‘Negro’ biscuit brand to ‘Nero’ to avoid being criticised as racist. The food firm Eti made the announcement…

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Bishop Stops Ringing Bell Of Church Perched On Cliff Edge In Case It Falls Over

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The church of San Martino where the bishop of Belluno, Renato Marangoni, has decided to stop the use of the bells for the fear that the vibrations could compromise the measures to save the building.

The bishop of this beautiful 18th-Century church in Italy has stopped ringing its bells over fears that that could send it toppling over the edge of the cliff. The San…

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Fears Huge Mediterranean Spider Spreading To North Europe

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The Nosferatu spider, which can penetrate the human skin with its bite, has recently been found in Saxony for the first time

A huge spider from the Mediterranean that now exists in London is apparently spreading into the rest of Europe. The poisonous Nosferatu spider is one of the few spiders that…

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