Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 54 min 41 sec ago

Venezuela murder blamed on far right

Fri, 2014-10-03 02:34
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blames right-wing opposition groups at home and abroad for the murder of governing party lawmaker Robert Serra.

Sporting 'pressured' to sell Rojo

Fri, 2014-10-03 02:27
Sporting Lisbon were under pressure from third-party owners to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United, says the club president.

Yarnold aiming for Olympic history

Fri, 2014-10-03 02:22
Lizzy Yarnold says she is aiming to become the first person in history to successfully defend an Olympic skeleton crown.

VIDEO: Taking a ride with Uber founder

Fri, 2014-10-03 02:21
Rory Cellan-Jones talks to Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, about his firm's business model.

Man who raped woman in lane jailed

Fri, 2014-10-03 02:07
A 26-year-old man is jailed for six years for raping a 29-year-old woman in a lane in Glasgow city centre.

Japan eruption: 16 still missing

Fri, 2014-10-03 02:06
Sixteen people are still missing following the eruption of Mount Ontake last Saturday which killed at least 47, say officials in Japan.

'Nothing to lose with Rooney Rule'

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:56
A key architect of the NFL's 'Rooney Rule' believes British football "has nothing to lose" by adopting a similar regulation.

Thai police parade murder suspects

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:43
Two Burmese men who Thai police say admit killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller appear at a news conference.

Ebola patient arrives in Germany

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:37
A hospital in the German city of Frankfurt-on-Main takes in an Ebola patient after he is flown in during the night under tight security.

Australia PM urges burka ban rethink

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:33
Australian PM Tony Abbott urges a rethink of plans to ban women who cover their faces from sitting in the main public galleries of parliament.

Ex-BP boss gets top Whitehall job

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:31
Former BP executive John Manzoni is appointed the first chief executive officer of the civil service.

VIDEO: Thai murders 'reconstruction' on beach

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:20
Thai police have carried out a reconstruction of the murders of two British tourists, Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, who were found on a Koh Tao beach on 15 September with severe head injuries.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:19
Classic video game Tetris is to be made into a sci-fi film and other technology news

Murray into last four in China Open

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:06
Andy Murray will face Novak Djokovic in the China Open semi-finals after defeating Marin Cilic 6-1 6-4.

Pardew unhappy as family affected

Fri, 2014-10-03 01:03
Alan Pardew is unhappy his family have been caught up in the debate surrounding his future as Newcastle manager.

VIDEO: More people tested for drugs at work

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:52
Companies which carry out drug testing for employers say there has been a significant rise in the number of British firms approaching them in recent years.

Lindsay Lohan makes stage debut

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:47
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan makes her stage debut in the West End, although her performance did not go entirely smoothly as she forgot a line in the second act.

VIDEO: Hairy pigs restore Dorset heath land

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:39
Conservationists have revealed the latest weapon in their fight to preserve and restore threatened heath land in Dorset.

VIDEO: Dewani parents: 'We want justice for Anni'

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:31
The parents of Anni Dewani who was shot on her honeymoon in South Africa four years ago say they are hoping the trial of her husband next week will finally give them the answers they are looking for.

Does cancer get too much attention?

Fri, 2014-10-03 00:23
Lung expert says other diseases can be just as devastating

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.Thank you for supporting your local public radio station.


Drupal theme by ver.1.4