20/04/2017 Newsround


20/04/2017

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Hello. This is the news you need to know this Thursday morning. Coming

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up: What are these baby gets up to? And we have big news on another

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... First, the general election is on.

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There will be an election on the 8th of June, when adults will vote on

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who they want to run the country. The Prime Minister, Theresa May,

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surprised everyone on Tuesday by saying that was what she wanted.

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Yesterday, in a vote, members of Parliament agreed. The ayes to the

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right, 522. The ayes have it. Unlock! General elections are

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normally every five years, but they can happen any time as long as two

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thirds of MPs agree. There is loads more information online in our guide

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to the general election, including what to expect over the next few

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weeks. Next, we are the BBC, so it is only

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right that we give you tips on how you can help our bee population in

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the UK. Let's take a look. I'm Noah, and I love bees, but there are

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enough in my garden. So this expert has come to show me how to make a

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paradise for our fuzzy friends. Shelby go? Yeah. T-macs aren't

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really important because they help make food. Their numbers have fallen

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in the UK. You have got loads of lovely flowers here, and bees love

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flowers. Why are they important? They give nectar and pollen, both of

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which are important in producing food. Pollen is important for

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flowers because it means they can grow their seeds and their fruit.

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What have compost heaps got to do with bees? There are bumblebees,

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honeybees and solitary bees. Some bees love to build their nests on

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compost heaps, so they will burrow inside and make their nest. What

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else will help bees? Some bees are solitary, so we can create a house

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for them. A bee B and B! Get a grown-up to help you stick the wood

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together with wood glue. Then fill it with bamboo and other bits of

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wood so the bees can live in them. That is it, now we can put it

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somewhere sunny. Lets see if we get some guests.

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Brilliant! Tennis star Serena Williams is expecting her first

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baby. She posted a picture on social media, posing in a mirror, with a

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message 20 weeks yesterday, before deleting the post. The world number

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two will miss the rest of the season, including the French Open,

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Wimbledon and the US open. From one mummy to another.

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Archaeologists say they have found an ancient tomb dating back 3500

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years. But what was hidden inside? If you want to walk inside this

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newly found tomb, you will find a small pathway which leads into a

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rectangular hall with a corridor and inner chamber. But what you'll also

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see are some mega old Egyptian treasures. Eight mummies have been

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found here, along with these colourful tombs. There were also

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more than 1000 mini statues carved out of Woodend clay. It is believed

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the tomb believed to a noble man who worked as a judge, because a lot of

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the statues and artefacts had his initials on them. He will be pretty

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chuffed, because his old belongings are still in pretty good nick!

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Considering they are over 3000 years old!

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Last up, the cutest thing you will see all day. It really is goats

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wearing pyjamas. These little Nigerian dwarf goats in the state of

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Maine have been dressed up to keep extra warm as they have just been

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born. Adorable! I am back in half an hour. We'll have news on the new

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squad for the British and Irish lions tour. See you then.

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My favourite shows are Horrible Histories,

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and they make your heart really beat,

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