Bees are not daft

Intrigued by the headline: Honey could run out by Christmas I followed the link. Turned out to be ‘Honey produced by bees in Jersey could run out by Christmas, according to an island beekeeper.’ Bees are obviously intelligent creatures and heeded the warning.

Pretty honey

Beekeepers in northeastern France have been surprised and alarmed to find their bees producing blue and green honey and believe the source of the problem is a biogas plant near Ribeauville in Alsace.

Bees on the rampage

At around 07:45 on Thursday morning, a Council vehicle was transporting bees along a bumpy and potholed road near Villaverde del Río, Sevilla, when the bees were presented with an opportunity to escape, which they duly took.