BBC News

BBC News

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Rated 4.3 stars out of five star
268,357 Total

  • Required Android: Varies with device
  • Installs: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
  • Published/Updated Date: October 16, 2017

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Description

The BBC News app has been completely redesigned with a fresh look and feel to bring you more content, greater personalisation and better overall performance. So you can get more of the news that matters to you.

Key features:
Top Stories brings you the latest, breaking news from our trusted global network of journalists.
My News is a newly introduced feature allowing you to personalise your news offering.
Add topics wherever you see the + icon for a quick route straight to the stories you care about.
Stories from topics you add will appear in your personalised My News feed. Here you can order stories by topic or time, and use the Manage Topics screen to stay on top of the news of the day.
You can also switch the My News by Topic screen to a more traditional carousel view from the Settings screen.

Find content fast
The app can suggest topics based on stories you’ve recently viewed and what’s in the news now.
And you can quickly find topics that interest you using the Topic Search. Choose from the familiar list of BBC News indexes such as Business, Technology, Entertainment and Health, or search for your own subjects of interest, whether they’re people, places, things or themes.

More of the news you care about
We now offer a fuller selection of stories from the newsroom, including:
- Most Read and Most Watched. Keep on top of popular stories across the BBC, regularly updated throughout the day
- Live BBC World Service Radio. Expertise and insight from our journalists available 24-hours a day and ready to listen to in the background as you browse
- Read the best journalism from BBC correspondents
- Access to our full range of video and audio
- Photo galleries and full-screen images

Other features:
- Push notifications for breaking news stories
- Video over cellular and wifi
- Improved offline experience. Download the latest stories when you have a signal and then read them at your leisure
- Viewing modes. See more stories per index by choosing ‘Compact layout’ from the Settings screen
- Settings to allow the app to automatically update in the background
- Share stories to your social networks, or email/SMS to a friend
- Support for dynamic text. The app will respect the font size in your device settings so you can increase or decrease the story text size as suits your preference
- Related stories, related topics. Go deeper into a storyline with suggestions for further reading and viewing and a range of topics related to each story

If you choose to receive push notifications, a unique identifier relating to your device will be stored by ProcessOne on behalf of the BBC to provide you with the service.
No other personal data relating to you (such as a username or email address) is processed. The BBC will keep your information secure and not share it with anyone else in accordance with the BBC’s Privacy and Cookies Policy, available at http://www.bbc.com/privacy/
You can choose to unsubscribe from push notifications from your device’s Notifications screen: locate the BBC News app icon from the list and turn off ‘Allow Notifications’.

BBC News APK Version History
User Reviews
4.3

268,357 Total
5 160,200 
4 69,096 
3 18,800 
2 8,066 
1 12,195 
 Uwe Drillkens
Uwe Drillkens
October 7, 2017

Accurate information, with annoying pop up adverts. Now there is a almost continuous problem with loading content. It's getting worse on a daily basis. In App Feeds of BBC Capital and BBC Travel don't load. Apparently the developers are not keen to fix anything. Regular updates to enhance frustration, that's all I can think of. Pretty poor. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 14, 2017

The app is decent, and easy to navigate. However, it is one of the most obnoxious apps I have as regards advertising within the app. Most of the ads are full width and take up a good part of the the page, top to bottom, as well as the occasional full page ad you have to close. Full Review

 Conchi Iniguez Gomez
Conchi Iniguez Gomez
October 21, 2017

I thought I was reading accurate information, just till BBC started to "inform" about the Spanish news. I'm totally disappointed. That's not information is miss-information. And I don't thing what reason it's the worst, lack of knowledge about the matter or bad intentioned information. Shame. Full Review

 Shams Ullah
Shams Ullah
October 10, 2017

Very good app. I especially like the breaking news. It keeps me informed of every important event as it happens while I am on the go or at work. As I hear the Breaking News Tone I just pick up my phone and read the story. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 20, 2017

Once loved this app but no longer. For 1 year several features have stopped working. I have sent detailed feedback to the developer but received no response and they have done nothing to address the issue. Full Review

 Lauren Boydstun
Lauren Boydstun
October 9, 2017

when it works it's good...but half the time you click a story and you get "this content is not available please try again later" message.. clearing cache, uninstall/reinstall does not help. been going on for a while(across many updates) Full Review

 Sameer Hossain
Sameer Hossain
October 17, 2017

It is a great app to watch the headlines and happenings of around the world. What's disturbing is the content of the ad on video clips. I tried to see the short-clip that comes with the news. Like few days back, i was checking the news for the horrible attack in somalia on this app and when i played the clip, the ad is about beautiful destination flights offered by air transat. I mean, i am here to see a sad news that took life of hundreds of people and the ad shows me of scenic views and flight offers? Isnt that incongruous? Imagine a family who has been a part of a terrible incident and they look into the app for updates on the situation. And they watch the video clip that comes with the news which shows them options to travel to a serene location with family/friends, whereas they might have lost a dear one in the incident. Would they feel great about the ad? Certainly not. I am sure there are more fitting ads. Full Review

 Linda Doney
Linda Doney
October 17, 2017

I prefer BBC news for its less biased reporting along with feature articles that inform in depth on subjects. If I only had one news option it would be. BBC. Full Review

 James Martel
James Martel
October 13, 2017

It's very easy to navigate and use as well as providing the most up to date world news as only BBC can! Also gives me an unbiased view on American politics Full Review

 sachin khatana
sachin khatana
October 20, 2017

Not good app please add some feature like live tv video quality is so bad Full Review

 Barbara Henry
Barbara Henry
October 10, 2017

Like the notifications of breaking news. Especially appreciate world coverage. Full Review

 Carol Mason
Carol Mason
October 16, 2017

BBC News is a great resource for world news, including the US impact on the rest of the world. App is well organized and easy to use. Full Review

 greg dennett
greg dennett
October 15, 2017

Annoying ads and often very limited info on a breaking news story when other apps already have the details Full Review

 Bro B
Bro B
October 13, 2017

I have experienced some very disturbing bugs in a recent usage, before the app was excellent but now it isn't. Full Review

 Paul Nor
Paul Nor
October 11, 2017

Interesting stories from around the world. Much less parochial than American news sites. Good backgrounders too. Full Review

 Gebrehiwot Ewnetu
Gebrehiwot Ewnetu
October 8, 2017

Provides all that it promised. And hopefully the news content and quality of analysis will keep improving. Full Review

 ratnavadivel yohan
ratnavadivel yohan
October 8, 2017

I never skip a day of being busy with BBC news. I love to enter it from my finger to my brain. Full Review

 Nancy Lehet
Nancy Lehet
October 15, 2017

Earlier version better - less emphasis on videos. But i like the general light weight approach to this app. At least that's been retained. Full Review

 Kannan D
Kannan D
October 17, 2017

This app is really helpful to navigate what's happening around the world. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 18, 2017

CNN is too biased and manipulates the news. BBC says it like it is. First thing I click to in the mornings to get world news. Full Review

 Kenneth Laurence
Kenneth Laurence
October 15, 2017

Excellent- Covers stories I as a US citizen in the Midwest find to be engrossing read your coverage at least 4 times a week Full Review

 Ameena Zehra
Ameena Zehra
October 15, 2017

I love BBC WANNA WORK THERE IN THE FUTURE IT'S AWESOME Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 16, 2017

It's quite good!!! You get news from all the world and I really enjoy the ' swipe to the latest videos' category!! Full Review

 Judith Naughton
Judith Naughton
October 14, 2017

Covers the news I'm interested in. Esp. international. Full Review

 Yukwan Deijo
Yukwan Deijo
October 18, 2017

It's very good app and I'm satisfied with Full Review

 Nicu Brinzan
Nicu Brinzan
October 13, 2017

The BBC app is great, but the amount of news per day are disappointing. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 13, 2017

Global perspectives seldom found in other news apps. Much appreciated Full Review

 John Jenkins
John Jenkins
October 16, 2017

Quite frankly, the best news app by far! Full Review

 EDAMAKANTI SRAVAN KUMAR REDDY

It is the best app for news.I have tried many but none is in par with it.But it freezes on my new moto x force.Please look into that.Thank you Full Review

 james cook
james cook
October 11, 2017

User friendly, accurate, up to date with all the latest news. Full Review

 Walter Kowalenko
Walter Kowalenko
October 9, 2017

Great app and news service. Thank you from your reader in Toronto, Ontario, Canada! Full Review

 Anim Ohene
Anim Ohene
October 21, 2017

I could never use any cable news app than this. It's awesome, thumps up BBC Full Review

 Peter Mendoza-Guzman
Peter Mendoza-Guzman
October 19, 2017

Great source of world news. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 17, 2017

Add a feature to stay where you were when you rotate the screen. It always takes you back to the beginning of article when you rotate the screen Full Review

 grey man
grey man
October 11, 2017

Works great, trusted source in real news. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 15, 2017

The best news app I use; particularly for tablet viewing. Full Review

 Sara Syed
Sara Syed
October 16, 2017

Easy to use, informative Full Review

 Roland Flemming
Roland Flemming
October 12, 2017

Global News and Articles, with saved topics or regions of interest. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 13, 2017

its works, but some titles can't blocks Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
October 17, 2017

"Short , sweet and to the point" stories of just what IS important. Full Review

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