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BBC News
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BBC News description:

Get the latest breaking news from the BBC and our global network of journalists.

The app also offers the BBC News Channel streamed live, social features and personalisation so you can re-order the news categories to suit your interests.

Key features:

Top Stories brings you the latest, breaking news from our trusted global network of journalists.

My News is a 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.

Find content fast
The app can suggest topics based on your location, stories you’ve recently viewed and what’s in the news now.
And you can quickly find content and topics that interest you using the Search. Choose from the familiar list of BBC News indexes such as Politics, Business, 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 News channel, up-to-the-minute reports available 24-hours a day
- 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 3G and wifi
- Improved offline experience. Download the latest stories when you have a signal and then read them at your leisure
- Settings to allow the app to automatically update in the background
- Share stories to your social networks, or email/SMS to a friend
- Home screen widgets. Configurable to reflect your choice of topics, resizable to suit your screen layout and stylable to view as a headline or list widget
- Font controls to increase or decrease the story text size to suit you
- 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.co.uk/privacy/

You can choose to unsubscribe from push notifications in the app’s settings screen.


Permissions
- INTERNET: Used to get the latest news content from the BBC
- ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: Used to determine whether you are on 3G or Wifi to deliver the best quality content
- WAKE_LOCK: Used if you enable background updates in settings
- GET_ACCOUNTS: Used to determine if your device is capable of receiving Push messages
- C2D_RECEIVE/C2D_MESSAGE: Used to receive Push messages if you opt in
- ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION: Allows the app to suggest news based on your location (Android 4.0 and above)
- READ_SYNC_SETTINGS/WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS/AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS: Used for managing background updates to get the latest news content from the BBC (Android 4.0 and above)

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BBC News 5.11.0 for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.11.0 for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: March 20 20

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Size: 13.16 MB (13,794,369 bytes)

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BBC News 4.7.1.29 for Android 4.1.x - Jelly Bean APK file

Version: 4.7.1.29 for Android Android 4.1.x - Jelly Bean

Update on: February 10 20

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Size: 12.62 MB (13,238,176 bytes)

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BBC News 5.10.0 for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.10.0 for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: January 29 20

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Size: 13.10 MB (13,740,674 bytes)

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BBC News 5.9.0 for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.9.0 for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: November 14 19

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Size: 13.00 MB (13,631,994 bytes)

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BBC News 5.8.0 for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.8.0 for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: October 08 19

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Size: 12.70 MB (13,317,186 bytes)

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BBC News 5.7.1.29 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.7.1.29 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: July 17 19

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Size: 12.55 MB (13,156,484 bytes)

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BBC News 5.7.0.64 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.7.0.64 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: June 24 19

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Size: 12.54 MB (13,146,758 bytes)

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BBC News 5.6.0.100 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.6.0.100 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: April 27 19

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Size: 12.44 MB (13,039,252 bytes)

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BBC News 5.5.1.1 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.5.1.1 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: March 22 19

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Size: 12.11 MB (12,694,438 bytes)

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BBC News 5.5.0.97 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.5.0.97 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: February 19 19

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Size: 12.08 MB (12,671,442 bytes)

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BBC News 5.4.0.77 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.4.0.77 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: December 01 18

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Size: 9.82 MB (10,295,486 bytes)

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BBC News 5.3.0.50 for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.3.0.50 for Android Android 5.0

Update on: October 24 18

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Size: 9.63 MB (10,098,217 bytes)

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BBC News 5.2.0.101 for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.2.0.101 for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: August 31 18

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Size: 9.58 MB (10,044,629 bytes)

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BBC News 5.1.0.141 for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.1.0.141 for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: July 16 18

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Size: 9.72 MB (10,196,510 bytes)

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BBC News 5.0.0.15 UK for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 5.0.0.15 UK for Android Android 5.0

Update on: May 02 18

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Size: 10.05 MB (10,534,573 bytes)

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BBC News 5.0.0.13 UK for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 5.0.0.13 UK for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: April 27 18

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Size: 10.05 MB (10,534,445 bytes)

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BBC News 4.9.0.85 UK for Android 5.0 - Lollipop APK file

Version: 4.9.0.85 UK for Android Android 5.0 - Lollipop

Update on: March 27 18

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Size: 9.95 MB (10,429,736 bytes)

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BBC News 4.8.0.85 UK for Android 5.0 APK file

Version: 4.8.0.85 UK for Android Android 5.0

Update on: February 14 18

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Size: 9.85 MB (10,327,384 bytes)

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BBC News 4.7.1.13 UK for Android 4.1 APK file

Version: 4.7.1.13 UK for Android Android 4.1

Update on: December 08 17

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Size: 12.62 MB (13,235,192 bytes)

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BBC News 4.7.0.32 UK for Android 4.1 APK file

Version: 4.7.0.32 UK for Android Android 4.1

Update on: November 22 17

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Size: 12.62 MB (13,228,524 bytes)

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BBC News 4.7.0.31 UK for Android 4.1 APK file

Version: 4.7.0.31 UK for Android Android 4.1

Update on: November 17 17

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BBC News 4.7.0.28 UK for Android 4.1 APK file

Version: 4.7.0.28 UK for Android Android 4.1

Update on: November 09 17

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Size: 12.62 MB (13,228,204 bytes)

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BBC News 3.9.4.46 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.9.4.46 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 21 17

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Size: 13.68 MB (14,343,852 bytes)

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BBC News 3.9.4.42 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.9.4.42 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 21 17

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Size: 13.68 MB (14,342,163 bytes)

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BBC News 3.4.0.43 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.4.0.43 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 20 17

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Size: 10.68 MB (11,199,311 bytes)

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BBC News 3.3.0.101 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.3.0.101 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 20 17

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Size: 10.90 MB (11,430,181 bytes)

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BBC News 3.9.6.93 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.9.6.93 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 20 17

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Size: 13.90 MB (14,575,181 bytes)

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BBC News 3.2.0.33 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.2.0.33 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 20 17

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Size: 10.89 MB (11,417,201 bytes)

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BBC News 3.9.8.50 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.9.8.50 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 19 17

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Size: 13.45 MB (14,100,141 bytes)

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BBC News 3.0.7 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.0.7 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 19 17

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Size: 7.33 MB (7,690,552 bytes)

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BBC News 2.4.5 UK for Android 2.3 - 2.3.2 - Gingerbread APK file

Version: 2.4.5 UK for Android Android 2.3 - 2.3.2 - Gingerbread

Update on: October 19 17

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Size: 1.94 MB (2,034,887 bytes)

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BBC News 3.0.0 UK for Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich APK file

Version: 3.0.0 UK for Android Android 4.0.x - Ice Cream Sandwich

Update on: October 19 17

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Size: 6.66 MB (6,981,735 bytes)

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BBC News 4.6.0.19 UK for Android 4.1 APK file

Version: 4.6.0.19 UK for Android Android 4.1

Update on: October 09 17

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Size: 13.30 MB (13,947,183 bytes)

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BBC News 4.5.0.65 UK for Android 4.0.3 APK file

Version: 4.5.0.65 UK for Android Android 4.0.3

Update on: September 12 17

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Size: 13.29 MB (13,937,494 bytes)

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BBC News 4.4.0.47 UK for Android 4.0.3 APK file

Version: 4.4.0.47 UK for Android Android 4.0.3

Update on: July 19 17

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Size: 12.76 MB (13,376,954 bytes)

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BBC News 4.4.0.45 UK for Android 4.0.3 APK file

Version: 4.4.0.45 UK for Android Android 4.0.3

Update on: July 18 17

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Size: 12.76 MB (13,376,322 bytes)

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BBC News 4.4.0.44 UK for Android 4.0.3 APK file

Version: 4.4.0.44 UK for Android Android 4.0.3

Update on: July 14 17

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BBC News 4.3.0.21 UK for Android 4.0.3 APK file

Version: 4.3.0.21 UK for Android Android 4.0.3

Update on: May 25 17

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BBC News 4.3.0.19 UK for Android 4.0.3 APK file

Version: 4.3.0.19 UK for Android Android 4.0.3

Update on: May 17 17

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Size: 13.99 MB (14,674,668 bytes)

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BBC News 4.2.0.45 UK for Android 4.0 APK file

Version: 4.2.0.45 UK for Android Android 4.0

Update on: May 10 17

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BBC News 4.1.0.57 UK for Android 4.0 APK file

Version: 4.1.0.57 UK for Android Android 4.0

Update on: April 07 17

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Size: 13.50 MB (14,152,414 bytes)

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BBC News 4.0.1.3 UK for Android 4.0 APK file

Version: 4.0.1.3 UK for Android Android 4.0

Update on: February 18 17

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BBC News 4.0.0.80 UK for Android 4.0 APK file

Version: 4.0.0.80 UK for Android Android 4.0

Update on: February 13 17

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Size: 13.69 MB (14,354,497 bytes)

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BBC News 3.9.9.14 UK for Android 4.0 APK file

Version: 3.9.9.14 UK for Android Android 4.0

Update on: January 11 17

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Size: 13.48 MB (14,134,157 bytes)

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BBC News 3.7.1.9 UK for Android 4.0 APK file

Version: 3.7.1.9 UK for Android Android 4.0

Update on: September 19 16

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User reviews
Stuart Burch avatar

Stuart Burch

Wear's the News? Trying to access the app on my LG Watch has always been a hit-and-miss affair. Now all I get is the message: "Problem with loading: Timed out". UPDATE 13/03 An update claiming to resolve the matter has just made things worse: now the phone version fails to load as well(!)

Andrew Humphrey avatar

Andrew Humphrey

News downsized. .more video Revamped to allow people who struggle to read English hence more vids. Previous old version had more written content.

Paul Miller avatar

Paul Miller

Just doesn't work properly When you click on a headline reloads the home page which is a bit useless. Don't think they've really put any effort into Android version.

Charlie Brown avatar

Charlie Brown

Great new look My news covers everything I need, great layout and content more than other media,regional news needs more content

Ian Dickinson avatar

Ian Dickinson

Ok but needs further improvement Generally works okay but often links to news items brings up a list of related items only so can't actually read the news about it. The app is far to fussy in its interface. Simple is best! Now much more difficult to use and find news than previously.