Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 44 min 23 sec ago

£500,000 likely for TV Van Dyck find

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:49
A painting revealed to be a Van Dyck portrait on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow is expected to sell for about £500,000 at auction later this year.

Radwanska knocked out of French Open

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:44
Agnieszka Radwanska becomes the latest major seed to exit the French Open with defeat by unseeded Ajla Tomljanovic.

Challenging children's imagination

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:37
BBC Radio 2's 500 Words competition challenges children 13 and under to create an entire story in just a few paragraphs. We go behind the scenes as the judges tussle it out to find the winners.

Hospital sex attacks nurse jailed

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:35
A male nurse who sexually attacked two patients on the same night while he carried out his hospital rounds is jailed for 18 months.

'Lost' Douglas Adams draft found

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:31
Writing that Douglas Adams cut from his Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy novels is to be published for the first time after being found in his archive.

Microsoft ex-CEO 'wins Clippers bid'

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:11
Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer reaches a potential record deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for $2bn (£1.2bn).

VIDEO: 3D printed guns 'explode when fired'

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:06
Police are warning technology enthusiasts not to attempt to use 3D printers to make plastic guns, because each time they have been tested the weapons have exploded.

Google agrees to forget

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:05
Rory Cellan-Jones on Google's "right to forget" form

Iraq suspicions may 'fester' - Major

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:03
Sir John Major says it is a "pity" that conversations between Tony Blair and George Bush about Iraq will remain secret.

Sheringham named West Ham coach

Fri, 2014-05-30 02:01
Teddy Sheringham, the former West Ham and England striker, returns to Upton Park as attacking coach.

Barton in UKIP 'ugly girl' apology

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:59
Joey Barton apologises after claiming UKIP's European election victory made them the best of "four really ugly girls".

VIDEO: Moment Spelling Bee finalists both won

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:56
The two finalists of the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition were both named champions for the first time since 1962.

Beer barrel lorry crash closes M25

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:52
A western section of the M25 remains partially closed after a collision between two lorries left beer barrels over the carriageway, police say.

AUDIO: Lord Steel: Rennard 'should rejoin party'

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:35
Former Liberal leader Lord Steel discusses Lord Rennard's involvement in the Liberal Democrats.

VIDEO: SpaceX unveils 'no runway' capsule

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:31
SpaceX has unveiled a new spacecraft which it says will be able to take-off and land anywhere on Earth.

'Militants' held in Spanish enclave

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:24
Spain says it has arrested six men in its north African enclave of Melilla on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Libya and Mali.

Advert pulled over hospital claim

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:10
A group which campaigns against Scottish independence withdraws a cinema advert after a complaint from a children's hospital.

Elderly brothers 'in double suicide'

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:07
Police investigations are continuing after two elderly brothers were found dead in an apparent double suicide at a house in Edinburgh.

'A nightmare on the field, a dream off it'

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:03
Ex-England captain Steve Borthwick prepares to lead Saracens out for the last time in the Premiership final at Twickenham.

AUDIO: Major: Britain can help renegotiate EU

Fri, 2014-05-30 01:02
Former Prime Minister Sir John Major speaks to the Today programme's John Humphrys about Britain's membership of the European Union.
BBC World Service
Next Up: @ 05:00 am
Democracy Now

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