International News

Quirke writer admits using subtitles

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:52
Andrew Davies has admitted to watching Quirke with subtitles, after his wife complained she could not hear.

Police 'failing' over discrimination

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:49
Complaints that the police have discriminated against members of the public are "poorly handled from beginning to end", says the police watchdog.

VIDEO: Deception and decoys ahead of D-Day

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:43
Seventy years ago Kent and Sussex were at the heart of a phoney war - a key element of the D-Day invasion.

Mobile phone interrupts Spacey play

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:36
Kevin Spacey's one-man show is interrupted by a mobile phone going off, prompting the actor to castigate its owner.

'Emotional robot' launches in Japan

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:25
Japanese firm Softbank unveils "Pepper", a robot which it says can read human emotions and which is due to go on sale to the public next year.

Housing demand strong, says Halifax

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:22
Demand in the housing market is still strong and price rises are accelerating, according to the Halifax, the UK's largest mortgage lender.

Your pictures: Gardening

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 00:08
Readers' photos on the theme of "gardening"

Betsi 'needs to win back confidence'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:57
Wales' largest health board needs to win back the confidence of patients, says its new chair who admits it is still a damaged brand following a highly critical report.

World Cup: Pick your greatest XI

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:27
Pick your favourite team from our selection of the greatest players in the history of the World Cup.

Brazilian currency supplies run low

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:17
Two key suppliers of travel money have run out of Brazilian Reals just one week ahead of the start of the World Cup, 5live learns.

US military jet crashes into homes

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:09
A US military Harrier jet crashes into homes in Imperial, southern California, with no serious injuries reported.

Feed firm 'saddened' by baby death

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:07
The manufacturer of a hospital feed "strongly linked" to the death of one baby and illness of 14 others says it is "saddened" by what has happened.

VIDEO: Thalidomide victims launch legal action

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:03
Thalidomide victims have launched legal action against the drug's manufacturer and distributor 50 years after it was prescribed to their mothers

Stressed teachers at 'breaking point'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 23:01
Scotland's teachers "are at breaking point" over increased workloads and the new qualifications, a union warns.

Thames Water to pay £86m settlement

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 22:39
Thames Water has agreed to pay a package worth £86m to customers after it mis-reported sewer flooding data in 2010, regulator Ofwat says.

England's workhorse with the heart of a lion

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 22:34
After defeating dyslexia and vanquishing lactic acid, England captain Chris Robshaw will not fear world champions New Zealand, writes Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: Police probe patient hospital death

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 22:32
Ten members of staff have been suspended and police are investigating following the death of an elderly hospital patient.

Hodgson 'sounds a grumpy old man' on Barkley

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 22:28
Ross Barkley is a rare talent who deserves praise, says BBC Sport's Phil McNulty, after criticism from England boss Hodgson.

ECB set for rate cut to boost growth

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 22:13
The European Central Bank is widely predicted to slash its interest rates on Thursday, as the economic recovery in the eurozone continues to be lacklustre

VIDEO: G7 talks take place in Brussels

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 22:05
The leaders of the G7 group of industrialised nations meeting in Brussels have said they are prepared to impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not help restore stability to eastern Ukraine.

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