Gateway Login

Close X
Login for Bowdoin-only view  |  ?

BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 min 46 sec ago

Earthquake felt in Los Angeles area

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:13
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake is reported in the Los Angeles area of southern California, though there are no immediate reports of damage.
Categories: Television News

Asia fight back to share EurAsia Cup

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:09
The inaugural EurAsia Cup finishes in a 10-10 tie as Asia fight back from 7-3 down against Europe in Kuala Lumpur.
Categories: Television News

Two bailed over baby boy's death

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:05
A man and a woman arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a baby in Lancashire are released on bail.
Categories: Television News

Putin and Obama discuss Ukraine plan

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:37
Russia's Vladimir Putin telephones President Obama to discuss the Ukraine crisis and US diplomatic proposals.
Categories: Television News

Prison 'stand-off' comes to an end

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:37
A "major incident" in which prisoners took over a wing at a jail in the north east of England comes to an end.
Categories: Television News

Murder charge after hospital deaths

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:30
A nurse is charged with three counts of murder following deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport in 2011.
Categories: Television News

Same-sex weddings and TB in pets - papers

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:29
The first same-sex marriage ceremonies in England and Wales make headlines, while news that pet cats can pass on TB to humans spark new revelations and concern.
Categories: Television News

Rosberg heads Hamilton in practice

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:03
Nico Rosberg heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two in final practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Categories: Television News

VIDEO: Gay couples celebrate first weddings

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 01:05
The first same-sex weddings have taken place after gay marriage became legal in England and Wales at midnight.
Categories: Television News

VIDEO: US mudslide search efforts continue

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 00:17
Seventeen bodies have been recovered and at least one more has been found but not yet retrieved following the mudslide in Washington State.
Categories: Television News

Victorian strangeness: Grave tale of daughterly love

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:03
On the weekend of Mothering Sunday, a story of a dying wish, a dutiful daughter and a mum with two graves.
Categories: Television News

Meet the aurora hunters

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:00
The people who spend their lives chasing the Northern Lights
Categories: Television News

How to double returns with a P2P ISA

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:47
How P2P ISAs could double your rate of return
Categories: Television News

A Zen-like approach to flood risks

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:41
Can a Zen-like approach help flood-threatened countries?
Categories: Television News

Did the NHS get lucky this winter?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:14
Has the NHS been lucky over the past winter?
Categories: Television News

Traditional British family 'a myth'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:49
A leading academic challenges the notion that that British children grew up in typical two-parent families until the social revolution of the 1960s.
Categories: Television News

Council criticised over child's care

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:23
Kent County Council is criticised by the High Court for failing to give a Latvian father the right information when it took his young son into care.
Categories: Television News

Gaddafi's son in Libya 'apology'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:55
Libyan state TV airs footage showing one of the sons of former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi apologising to the nation from prison in Tripoli.
Categories: Television News

VIDEO: Backing singers move to centre stage

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:54
The BBC's Brenda Emmanus meets Judith Hill, a backing vocalist who is only just starting to make a name for herself.
Categories: Television News

VIDEO: 'Beatings and abuse' in Egypt custody

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:36
Brutal beatings, electric shocks and sexual abuse are taking place in detention in Egypt, according to testimonies gathered by the BBC.
Categories: Television News