BBC News


BBC News

The BBC News app brings you news from the BBC and our global network of journalists. The app also offers the BBC World Service Radio 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: - Popular. Keep on top of popular stories and videos from across the BBC, regularly updated throughout the day - Live BBC World Service Radio, available in the Live tab, 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 the latest important news stories - My News Follow topics you are interested in and find them in the My News tab - 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 - 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 Urban Airship on behalf of the BBC to provide you with the service. You can choose to unsubscribe from BBC News push notifications in 'Settings'. 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. To read BBC’s Privacy Policy go to If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at You can choose to unsubscribe from push notifications in the app’s settings screen.

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  • Highligths
    This app is just right for a news junkie
    And they provide a wide variety of news for world consumption”
    Very user friendly and optimised for mobile phone screen size”
    Easy way to stay informed about global events”
    It is good for the news and learn english by listen”
    Itsca mind blowing app very very informative”
    Good & fast news from around the world”
    The BBC is the only news site that I trust”
    Probably the best news service fittingly has the best news app”
    This is one of the best news apps on the planet for any platform”
  • Keep in mind
    I'm seeing the headlines but the articles are blank white pages
    App force closes if I try to read an article
    LATEST issue - internet connection problem and news wont load”
    Background updates are killing my data usage and battery”
    I've tried unis tallinn and redownloading but still no live news
    I want to stream but the media player just doesn't cooperate”
    It has a nice intrface but doesnt have live tv
    No landscape view is a major minus”
    Downgraded from 5 to 1 stars for broken Live Radio
    I cant change font size on a galaxy ace”

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