Bee corpses are piling up in backyards in the town of Peterborough, prompting dark suspicions from locals and theories from academics. But no one knows what is causing the deaths.
There's been a spate of articles, blogs and online debate on this very topic. So, is there any logic behind it? We asked a chemist and a microbiologist.
From crudely poisoned roots to whole trees being cut down in the dead of night, neighbourhood tree disputes are remarkably common — and some people even sell up and move house as the fight gets personal.
Instead of buying your Valentine a rose imported from Kenya, try gifting a living plant that will bring happiness for years to come.
Amid regular talk of the need for higher-density housing, one planning expert is concerned that the loss of the suburban backyard is bad for our health.