Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 39 min 31 sec ago

VIDEO: Mourners attend Peaches' funeral

Mon, 2014-04-21 06:07
The funeral has taken place of the TV presenter and writer Peaches Geldof, who died suddenly, two weeks ago, at the age 25.

Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord'

Mon, 2014-04-21 06:03
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the Kiev authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.

VIDEO: Aung San Suu Kyi's tribute to Win Tin

Mon, 2014-04-21 05:53
Aung San Suu Kyi has paid tribute to Myanmar pro-democracy movement veteran Win Tin, who has died at the age of 85.

VIDEO: Captain hails ferry safety in film

Mon, 2014-04-21 05:43
A promotional video from 2010 has emerged in which the captain of the South Korean ferry which sank last week says he believes ferries are the safest form of transport.

Truck 'deliberately driven at house'

Mon, 2014-04-21 05:39
The driver of a flatbed truck who "deliberately" crashed it into a house in Derby leaving it seriously damaged is hunted by police.

VIDEO: Gun salute in London for Queen's birthday

Mon, 2014-04-21 05:13
The Queen's 88th birthday is being marked across the UK with traditional gun salutes.

Bairstow regrets Pietersen absence

Mon, 2014-04-21 05:09
England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow is disappointed he will not get to team up with Kevin Pietersen again in the England side.

'Tiger escape' alarm halts egg hunt

Mon, 2014-04-21 05:02
Zoo visitors are shepherded inside buildings after a "tiger escape" alarm is set off "maliciously".

Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'

Mon, 2014-04-21 04:32
The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.

Reddit revolt over censored posts

Mon, 2014-04-21 04:17
Reddit downgrades the status of its technology section after it emerges that many popular terms had been banned from its headlines.

VIDEO: Myanmar's Win Tin dies aged 85

Mon, 2014-04-21 04:10
Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner, Win Tin, has died aged 85 of kidney failure.

Legal bid over murdered man's diary

Mon, 2014-04-21 04:02
Lawyers for the family of high profile Sinn Féin official and republican informer Denis Donaldson want Irish police to hand over his secret journal.

Police investigate toddler's death

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:57
Detectives say they are treating the death of a two-year-old girl at a property in the town of Kelty in Fife as 'suspicious'.

VIDEO: Interest in Alibaba's US share debut

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:57
The success in Weibo has investors excited about the US stock debut of Alibaba, which is China's largest internet company.

MP killed by car bomb in Somalia

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:49
A car bomb kills an MP and injures another in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as the government hosts a security conference.

Day in pictures: 21 April 2014

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:45
News photos from past 24 hours: 21 April

Ferry deaths 'murder' - Korea leader

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:30
South Korean President Park Geun-hye condemns the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder".

Whedon releases new film on demand

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:24
Avengers director Joss Whedon surprises fans by releasing his latest film online on the same night as its US premiere.

Woman dies in three-vehicle crash

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:23
A 52-year-old woman dies and an 18-year-old man is in a critical condition following a crash in East Ayrshire.

Russia plans Crimea casino boom

Mon, 2014-04-21 03:17
Russia's President Putin presents a draft law to create a gambling zone in Crimea, now that the Kremlin has made it part of Russia.
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