BBC

Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 16 min 5 sec ago

S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected

Wed, 2014-07-23 03:17
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.

Being blind in Israel and Gaza

Wed, 2014-07-23 03:13
Blind women on life in Israel and Gaza.

Adele wins damages over photos of son

Wed, 2014-07-23 03:12
Lawyers representing Adele's two-year old son, Angelo Adkins, accept a five-figure sum in damages to settle a privacy case over paparazzi photos marking his "milestone moments".

Deep sea mining licences issued

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:55
The UN's seabed authority issues exploration licences that accelerate a search for valuable minerals on the ocean floor.

Porn filter shunned by UK net users

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:30
The vast majority of new broadband customers are declining to sign up to "child friendly" filters when prompted to do so by UK service providers.

VIDEO: 'No arms sent to Russian forces'

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:29
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has insisted that Britain is not supplying Russia with military equipment.

Priority school places plan for poor

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:24
Schools in England could be allowed to offer priority places to the poorest children in their area under proposals put forward by the government.

Bank and business at odds over rates

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:23
Bank of England minutes show officials are still wary over raising interest rates while the Institute of Directors believes the Bank is being too cautious.

Key bridge blown up in Nigeria

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:18
Militant Islamists are suspected to have blown up a major bridge in north-eastern Nigeria, disrupting transport links with Cameroon, local residents tell the BBC.

AUDIO: Neighbours's first indigenous actor

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:15
Susan Bower, former executive producer at Neighbours and the University of Melbourne's Angeline Ferdinand discuss Neighbours's first indigenous actor.

'Trojan Horse' probe 'needs review'

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:08
The council-commissioned review into the so-called Trojan Horse allegations "ought to be reviewed itself", teachers say.

VIDEO: Giant puppet creator on Liverpool show

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:02
Giant puppets are set to roam the streets of Liverpool as part of the World War One centenary. Writer and director Jean-Luc Courcoult explains how his characters come to life.

Police 'failing to use handbrakes'

Wed, 2014-07-23 02:00
Thousands of pounds of damage is caused to police cars and property after officers fail to apply the handbrake properly.

VIDEO: Danny Boyle judges cemetery film fest

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:54
Film-maker Danny Boyle is to judge a film festival being held in an east London cemetery.

France jails pro-Palestinian rioters

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:50
A French court jails three young men for rioting after a pro-Palestinian demonstration in a mixed suburb of Paris degenerated into anti-Semitic violence.

Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:45
The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.

After 10 days & 8,500 miles... St Helena reach Glasgow

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:42
St Helena's Commonwealth Games team travel five days on a ship and then take two flights to reach Glasgow 2014.

Cancer girl charity is investigated

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:34
A cancer charity which helped fly terminally ill Aberdeenshire girl Olivia Downie home from Mexico is investigated.

Dog's life for Pudsey film flop

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:28
A film based on Pudsey, the dancing dog winner of Britain's Got Talent, flops at the UK box office as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dominates the weekend.

VIDEO: Frustration as Israel flights suspended

Wed, 2014-07-23 01:23
Several airlines have suspended flights to Israel after a rocket from Gaza landed near Ben Gurion airport, in Tel Aviv
ON THE AIR
Positive Vibrations
Next Up: @ 09:00 pm
The Slough

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