International News

VIDEO: McFadden wants Winter Paralympic gold

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:34
10-time Paralympic medallist Tatyana McFadden speaks to BBC Sport news correspondent Andy Swiss about why she has swapped wheels for skis.

Why did Antarctic expedition ship get stranded in ice?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:26
Why did Antarctic expedition get stranded in ice?

Blunkett condemns Russell Brand view

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:25
The attitude of commentators who discourage young people from voting is a "disgrace", Labour MP and former Home Secretary David Blunkett says.

VIDEO: Parents call for journalist's release

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:45
The parents of an Australian ex-BBC correspondent, Peter Greste, who along with two other Al-Jazeera journalists is being detained in Egypt, appeal to the authorities for his release.

Pumping begins near marooned village

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:42
The Environment Agency begins pumping flood water from land on the Somerset Levels near the marooned village of Muchelney.

F1 heiress loses Lamborghini battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:33
Formula 1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone loses a custody battle over a rare "super car" she gave to an ex-boyfriend as a birthday gift.

New trial sought for executed US boy

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:30
A South Carolina judge hears arguments over whether to grant a new trial to a 14-year-old black boy executed for the murder of two girls in 1944.

VIDEO: US braced for 'arctic conditions'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:27
The US is due to be plunged back into a deep freeze just two weeks after it emerged from the last one.

Train crush teacher was due to marry

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:18
A pregnant teacher died when her car was hit by a train on a level crossing in Australia just weeks before she was due to get married, an inquest hears.

Triple killer just 'wanted blood'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:11
Triple killer Joanna Dennehy, described as having a thirst "for blood", was filmed laughing and joking moments before seeking more victims, a court hears.

Wes Anderson film to open festival

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:00
The UK premiere of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, will open this year's Glasgow Film Festival, it has been announced.

'Burnt out' EU to curb climate goals

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:56
Binding national targets on renewable energy are expected to be dropped from new EU proposals due to be unveiled on Wednesday.

Rennard set for Lib Dem court battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:54
Lord Rennard hires a top lawyer for potential legal action against the Lib Dems over sex harassment claims - prompting fears of a "blood bath" within the party.

VIDEO: First glimpse of one of Frankel's foals

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:39
Champion racehorse Frankel's foal - a filly born at the National Stud in Newmarket at 05:00 GMT on Sunday - is captured on video going for a walk.

NI to get new air ambulance

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:37
Northern Ireland is to get a new air ambulance to transfer patients to hospitals in Britain, after it is revealed that a plane carrying a sick baby had to make an emergency landing.

Russia: Ukraine 'out of control'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:36
Russia's foreign minister says violent clashes in Ukraine are "getting out of control" and accuses Western politicians of stirring up protests.

World-beater McFadden swaps wheels for skis

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:27
Having swept the board in wheelchair racing, US athlete Tatyana McFadden is now on a fast track to Paralympic glory

Meals with parents 'reduce truancy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:22
An OECD study shows big international differences between rates of truancy and how it is linked to school performance.

Footballer in court over fix claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:16
A footballer appears in court charged with conspiracy to defraud as part of an investigation into match-fixing in the UK.

Agreement at Yemen's dialogue talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 10:15
Yemen's National Dialogue Conference agree a document on which the new constitution will be based, hours after a delegate is shot dead in Sanaa.

KBBI is Powered by Active Listeners like You

As we celebrate 35 years of broadcasting, we look ahead to technology improvements and the changing landscape of public radio.

Support the voices, music, information, and ideas that add so much to your life. Renew here or visit KBBI by April 21 to enter to win one round-trip airfare with Era between Homer and Anchorage. Thank you for supporting your local public radio station.

Jazz Set
Next Up: @ 10:00 pm
New Dimensions


Drupal theme by ver.1.4