International News

Django actress on lewd conduct charge

BBC - 23 hours 50 min ago
Django Unchained's Daniele Watts, who alleged she was held by police because of racial profiling, is charged with committing a lewd act in public.

S Korea takes down 'Christmas tree'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 23:22
South Korea takes down a "Christmas tree" tower on the border with North Korea, but says it was for safety reasons not to appease the North.

UK 'not deporting enough criminals'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 23:22
The UK's spending watchdog criticises ministers for failing to deport more foreign national offenders - saying performance has barely improved over eight years.

VIDEO: GP explains dementia payments

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 23:21
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.

Indian girl, 3, 'raped' in school

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:46
Police in India investigate the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in her school in the city of Bangalore.

Kompany angered by away fans ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:44
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 Champions League draw at CSKA Moscow.

Plans for 'revenge porn' legislation

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:40
Plans for a new law to tackle "revenge pornography" in Scotland is to be introduced by the Scottish government, the BBC learns.

Wales 'undersold' overseas, says MPs

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:35
Wales' potential for tourism is being undersold and the country should be marketed "much more vigorously", a committee of MPs concludes.

Toy store pulls Breaking Bad dolls

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:29
US chain Toys R Us pulls four action figures based on characters from the popular TV drama Breaking Bad, following a petition for their removal.

Airport warns against devolving duty

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:28
Cardiff Airport would have a "significant advantage" over its rivals if the Welsh government won the power to set airport passenger duty, the boss of Bristol Airport claims.

Can British biker girl reach MotoGP?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:17
Meet the 18-year-old Brit girl beating the boys - and challenging notions of what women could achieve in motorcyling's elite.

Cities need more power, says study

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:10
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.

Military reburial for WW1 soldier

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:42
A soldier from Lancaster who died in World War One is to be reburied in a military cemetery after his remains were found in northern France.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Wonderful Waddle

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:27
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

PAC report highlights tenancy fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:23
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.

Tesco, what went wrong?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:01
What really went wrong at Tesco?

Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:55
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.

US Marine held for Philippine murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:22
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.

VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:55
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.

UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:54
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.
ON THE AIR
Beggar's Banquet
Next Up: @ 12:00 am
Echoes

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