BBC

Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 19 min 52 sec ago

EU Commission row reaches top court

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:10
The head of the European Commission tells judges the actions of Maltese ex-colleague John Dalli in 2012 put the entire Commission's reputation at risk.

VIDEO: Brit arrested over Fifa ticket scam

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:08
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup ticket

US cupcake chain Crumbs shuts stores

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:56
US cupcake chain Crumbs is shutting all its shops, a week after its shares were suspended from trading on the Nasdaq index.

Wales 'let down' by public services

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:51
People are being "let down" by poor public services, according to a member of the commission that proposed a major overhaul of the public sector.

38 schools to close for Nato summit

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:47
The majority of schools in Newport will close when the Nato summit takes place in the city in September.

VIDEO: Ringo, photobombs and birthday cakes

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:44
Former Beatle Ringo Starr celebrates his 74th birthday in Hollywood with a little help from director David Lynch and designer John Varvatos

Eduard Shevardnadze: Controversial to the end

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:35
Disputed legacy of Georgian who helped end Cold War

Surprise fall in UK manufacturing

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:31
Manufacturing output in the UK fell by 1.3% in May, official figures show, much weaker than expected and the biggest decline since January 2013.

Labour proposes 'technical degrees'

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:29
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to propose "technical degrees" - putting vocational subjects on an equal footing with traditional academic degrees.

VIDEO: Roller coaster derails in California

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:11
Rescue workers have freed passengers from a derailed roller coaster in Valencia, California.

Wave and tidal power sites approved

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:07
Sites for testing wave and tidal energy off the west coast of Anglesey and south Pembrokeshire are approved.

Sudan's great survivor: Bashir's 25 years in power

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:57
How President Omar al-Bashir has clung to power for 25 years

VIDEO: How hens help beat social isolation

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:50
As an official report prepares to highlight the impact of loneliness, the BBC's Tim Muffett has been to see one project in Gateshead which uses chickens to help ease social isolation.

Gandhi statue set for Westminster

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:48
A statue of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi is to be erected opposite the Houses of Parliament.

Madonna excused from jury service

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:46
Madonna appears for jury service at a New York court but is excused to avoid "creating a distraction".

VIDEO: Whales left to die on Donegal beach

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:44
Efforts to save a pod of 13 whales stranded on a beach in the Republic of Ireland fail.

Sniffer dog finds child abuse images

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:36
A suspect is arrested after a dog trained to detect electronic circuitry found a memory stick containing images of child sexual abuse hidden in a tin box inside a metal cabinet.

Girl killed by falling fireplace

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:07
A toddler dies as a fireplace at her family home falls on top of her.

Festival moving 'in right direction'

Mon, 2014-07-07 23:57
Organisers of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod say they hope the festival's fortunes are heading in the right financial direction, as the event opens.

'Extensive' search for missing man

Mon, 2014-07-07 23:41
A North Wales Police officer says an extensive search has been carried out by local forces for a Denbigh pensioner missing in Crete.
ON THE AIR
Echoes
Next Up: @ 02:00 am
BBC World Service

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.

FOLLOW US

Drupal theme by pixeljets.com ver.1.4