Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 41 min 2 sec ago

'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:59
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.

MPs demand action on asylum backlog

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:57
The Home Office has "failed to deal" with the UK's backlog of asylum cases, with 29,000 applications dating back at least seven years still unresolved, MPs warn.

Ex-baseball star in gun accident

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:38
Retired baseball star Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after nearly shooting off his finger by accident, police and his fiancee say.

VIDEO: UK adopts the 'smart shopping' habit

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:33
Britain's biggest supermarkets have been having a tough time recently. Their profits have been squeezed by the discounters Aldi and Lidl.

MSP Findlay joins Labour leader race

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:30
MSP Neil Findlay is the second candidate to announce he will stand for the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party.

Iran MPs reject Rouhani nominee

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:29
The Iranian parliament rejects the government's nominee for science minister, in a new setback for reformist President Hassan Rouhani.

VIDEO: Devolution call for Essex Man

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:26
Sir Bob Russell says the people of Essex and East Anglia should get the same devolution powers as those in Scotland.

VIDEO: Wood hails 'electric' Dylan film

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:25
Elijah Wood praises his latest film, based on the life of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, as an "electric, vibrant" piece.

Dementia tops female causes of death

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:22
Dementia is the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales, official figures show.

Fed set to end US stimulus programme

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:18
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.

'Rip-off' payday loan broker warning

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:14
Consumers are warned to be wary of "rip-off" payday middlemen, after the NatWest bank reports that it is receiving hundreds of new complaints every day.

US rocket explodes during launch

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:06
An unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia.

Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:05
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.

VIDEO: PM 'paralysed' over by-election

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:58
Ed Miliband accuses the prime minister of delaying an European Arrest Warrant vote, but is told it will go ahead.

No asbestos in Glasgow fire smoke

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:53
Smoke from the scene of a warehouse fire in Glasgow does not contain asbestos, it is confirmed.

VIDEO: Table tennis star's costly celebration

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:48
Chinese table tennis player Zhang Jike destroys two advertising boards in celebration after regaining his title at the 2014 World Cup in Dusseldorf, costing himself almost £30,000.

Cinema and art centre faces closure

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:44
A cinema and arts centre in Denbighshire could be forced to shut unless it can resolve funding problems.

VIDEO: Sri Lankan landslide after monsoon

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:21
At least 10 people have died and hundreds are missing after a landslide in the Badulla district of central Sri Lanka.

SA tycoon gives $1m to fight Ebola

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:18
South Africa's first black billionaire, Patrice Motsepe, donates $1m (£620,000) to Guinea to help the country fight the deadly Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Zambian President Sata dies in UK

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:17
Zambian President Michael Sata dies in a UK hospital, becoming the second president of the country to die in office.

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