Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 50 min 53 sec ago

AUDIO: Stirling Prize 'goes beyond aesthetics'

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Julia Barfield discusses the Stirling Prize shortlist for architecture, which includes the Shard skyscraper and London Aquatics Centre.

VIDEO: Runners named for architecture prize

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:03
Shortlist for this year's Stirling Prize, which recognises Britain's best new architecture, is announced

Car theft dog found tied to pole

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:00
A dog that was inside a car which was stolen in East Dunbartonshire is found tied to a pole.

VIDEO: Typewriters to fight digital snooping?

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:48
James Bond and Jason Bourne have given us an insight into the secretive world of espionage, but how much of what we see in those films takes place in real life?

Stanning in strong GB world squad

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:46
Heather Stanning will have a chance to win her first World Championship gold medal after being named in the GB rowing squad.

Tory 'head bangers' have won - Clegg

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:43
Nick Clegg attacks David Cameron's plans to limit the power of the European Court of Human Rights saying "extremists"' and "head bangers" now held sway in the Conservative Party.

Putin says sanctions will backfire

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:18
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces the latest US sanctions against his country, saying they will damage American interests too.

Kabul airport Taliban attack over

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:13
An attack by Taliban militants near Kabul international airport is brought under control hours after it began, Afghan officials say.

Ballance escapes ECB punishment

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:06
England cricketers are "reminded of their responsibilities" after batman Gary Ballance is pictured shirtless in a Nottingham bar.

Uganda police 'abuse street kids'

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:03
Street children in Uganda are facing constant abuse from police and other government officials, Human Rights Watch says.

PM sets sights on human rights court

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:03
PM sets sights on human rights court

EU summit fails to fill two top jobs

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:33
EU leaders fail to agree on who should fill two top EU jobs, foreign policy chief and European Council president, and will meet again on 30 August.

VIDEO: 'I'm too nosy to want to die'

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:22
The Assisted Dying Bill is due to receive a second reading in the House of Lords on Friday and for some people it is not a simple argument about choice.

Five-hour Gaza ceasefire begins

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:13
A five-hour truce between Palestinian militants and Israel begins in Gaza to allow residents to stock up on supplies, after nine days of fighting.

Concerns over late night discharges

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:58
Nearly 20,000 patients have been discharged from Welsh hospitals late at night over the last two years, research by the Liberal Democrats shows.

Warm seas bring in exotic species

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:07
Scientists predict that increasing numbers of exotic species such as bluefin tuna will appear off the Cornish coast amid warmer sea temperatures.

Thursday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:37
QPR want Vlaar, Arsenal on verge of signing Debuchy, Chelsea continue Khedira chase, Ozil pays for operations, plus more.

Cave criticises triathlon selectors

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:10
Leanda Cave says Wales' selection policy for the triathlon could cost them a medal in the event at Glasgow 2014.

VIDEO: The houses where young and old mix

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:02
Do Germany's multi-generational houses hold the key to solving loneliness among the elderly?

Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:01
A powerful storm that battered the central Philippines has killed 38 people and left millions without power.

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