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Swarm of bees holds up domestic flight in India

Swarm of bees holds up domestic flight in India

An Air India flight was delayed by several hours after a swarm of bees blocked the cockpit window of the plane and attacked staff who tried to remove them, officials said Monday.

EU Commission green-lights petitions on corruption, bees, climate

EU Commission green-lights petitions on corruption, bees, climate

The European Commission on Wednesday approved three petitions aimed at garnering cross-EU support for proposals to reduce corruption in new member states, protect bees and boost climate action.

New York hot dog stand swarmed by over 40,000 bees

New York hot dog stand swarmed by over 40,000 bees

Pedestrians gave the stand a wide berth and the NYPD sent its bee experts to collect the insects.

Australian homeowner finds beehive in bedroom wall

Australian homeowner finds beehive in bedroom wall

The bees had built thick slabs of honeycomb in a bedroom wall of Megan Sutherland's home near the city of Newscastle.

Europe urged to expand pesticide ban for bees' sake

Europe urged to expand pesticide ban for bees' sake

Europe should expand a ban on bee-harming pesticides, environmental lobby group Greenpeace said Thursday, as it released a report warning of widespread risks to agriculture and the environment.