Bees 5: Moving into the Hive

The big day when the bees arrive at my place. The hives are painted, we've waxed the plastic frames where the bees will start to build comb. For most new beekeepers this is how you'd get your first colony going.

Oil cops

The Italian police squad on the hunt for fake olive oil. Plus a way for advertisers to get around a ban on ads in Venice.

New inventions

Justin Mullins on a way to commute to work involving wings and water plus recharging batteries just by nodding your head.

Rum story

Author Tom Gjelten and his book 'Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba' (Viking).

Digital New Zealand

A new website offering free digital content - everything from film footage of an early surfing competition to native birds.