BBC

Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 36 min 51 sec ago

British cyber-jihadist jailed in US

Wed, 2014-07-16 14:23
UK computer expert Babar Ahmad, who admitted providing material to support the Taliban, is sentenced in a US court to 12-and-a-half years in prison.

MP invested in 'tax avoidance scheme'

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:48
MP Andrew Mitchell has invested in a film-financing company that tax collectors say was a tax avoidance scheme, BBC Newsnight learns.

Chinese foot binding

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:44
Women whose feet were bound in China

Royal Navy carrier to be retired

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:06
The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is to be retired next month after 32 years of service.

The young 'barefooters' making bowls cool

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:03
How young people have made an ancient ball game cool

Peers criticise emergency data laws

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:02
The government comes under fire in the Lords over emergency legislation giving the security services access to people's phone and internet records.

South Wales to get new £1bn motorway

Wed, 2014-07-16 12:52
A route for a £1bn motorway for south Wales to ease congestion around Cardiff and Newport is announced to mixed reaction.

59 arrested in paedophile inquiry

Wed, 2014-07-16 12:46
A scout leader, foster carer and an ex-police officer are among 59 people arrested in Wales in an operation against suspected paedophiles.

AUDIO: From crime to a first in criminology

Wed, 2014-07-16 12:33
Natalie Atkinson fell into a life of crime at the age of 12 but has since become a star student, gaining a first class degree in criminology.

VIDEO: Will a female Thor defeat her critics?

Wed, 2014-07-16 12:22
Marvel shake up the the comic book fraternity by casting a woman as Thor.

A man with a plan for six Californias

Wed, 2014-07-16 11:43
Is it so big it should be split into six states?

Germany accuses Russia over Ukraine

Wed, 2014-07-16 11:22
Germany criticises Russia for failing to meet commitments to end the continuing violence in Ukraine, and says it may face further EU sanctions.

Cutesy robot Asimo gets upgraded

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:48
Honda's Asimo robot has grown up - its latest upgrade gives it enhanced intelligence, added dexterity and the ability to run 5.6mph.

VIDEO: Centenarians remember WW1 100 years on

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:40
BBC News hears from two of the centenarians at a special tea party held to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One.

'Escort' denies killing Google exec

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:40
A woman alleged to be a prostitute pleads not guilty to injecting a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin on his yacht.

Man 'interested in children as food'

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:39
A nurse who allegedly planned to meet a 14-year-old girl so he could kill and eat her told police he found children interesting as a food source, a court hears.

Pundits' picks: Who will win the 2014 Open?

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:33
Who will win the 2014 Open at Hoylake?

Diamond crushed to Saturn's extremes

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:21
Diamond, nature's hardest material, has been crushed to record extremes using the "world's biggest laser".

Bergdahl retains civilian lawyer

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:03
Ex-Taliban captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl retains his lawyer amid an ongoing Army investigation into his 2009 disappearance from a base in Afghanistan.

'Threats' made to Cyril Smith police

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:01
A friend of Cyril Smith made "veiled threats" to a senior detective investigating sex abuse claims against the Liberal MP, a report reveals.
ON THE AIR
Faking Friday
Next Up: @ 09:00 pm
Blues, Etc.

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