BBC News

BBC News

  • Category: News
  • Release Date:
  • Current Version: 4.4.0
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • Developer: BBC Worldwide
  • Compatibility: Android
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BBC News App

The BBC News brings you the latest, breaking news from our trusted global network of journalists. Includes 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 Apple Watch Support: Story summaries, glanceable headlines and breaking news alerts delivered straight to your wrist 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. On iPhone 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’.

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BBC News app reviews

  • It's the BBC - so of course it's good! 5/5

    By usataylors
    Love being able to keep abreast of global news no matter where I am. This app is so user friendly that you can quickly navigate through the headlines, dive deeper into areas of interest and I always find the BBC to be first with breaking news. Love it.
  • Biased 1/5

    By Te dark lord
    Extremely left wing and is bought by George Soros, there should be no state run media. Also they discriminate against whites in hiring, which was demonstrated by the "whites need not apply" message on job applications.
  • Keeps resetting to top of the page 2/5

    By Bazzerd
    The developer on the latest version got this screwed up. The he pages will bounce to the top for no reason. It's very annoying. I can't use the app much these days
  • A Good Source Of Information 5/5

    By Danjr27
    I read it daily, I enjoy U.S. news and U.K. News. Dan
  • Great Journalism, Intuitive App, Aggressive Ads 2/5

    By icelusx
    BBC is great, this App is great, but in the latest version the advertisements redirect you in the middle of reading to a website, WITHOUT CLICKING ANYTHING! Unacceptable.
  • BBC fix story section 2/5

    By Ratty86
    Some stories I go to tap on it brings me to a whole section of stories instead the story I taped on to read please fix this.
  • Neutral 5/5

    By Coler2007
    The most "middle-of-the-road" news I can find anymore.
  • Perfect 5/5

    By Gsotoaz
    I love going to the BBC app on my phone. It's a great for me and I like getting an outside perspective on American issues.
  • Excellent news app 5/5

    By 2manyCatz
    Well-written, comprehensive. Truly global coverage. Often scoops the US news media.
  • Good viewpoint! 5/5

    By Tishgllrda
    I really like the British viewpoint on the news. Good to see how the rest of the world sees the U.S.; puts us in our true place. Thank you!
  • Jeff Wright 5/5

    By Nilghtshift
    Best source for WORLD news that I have found! U.S. news rarely gives news other than North America. BBC seems totally unbiased and factual, despite what Trump says or tweets.
  • Most left wing app there is. Not objective 1/5

    By Sunil Georgia
    As my title says Left wing addenda driven If you a leftist. You'll love it because there is no objective to report the news but to push a leftist addenda
  • Excellent app 5/5

    By C Rattat
    Thanks
  • A lot of high quality work 4/5

    By rjofisher
    Gives customer a better perspective than US news outlets that focus on a few headline stories
  • Can't do without the BBC 5/5

    By Craigtom
    I read a major US newspaper on line every day but the BBC gives me the immediacy and in depth reporting that I need to round out my knowledge of what's truly happening around the world. The BBC reports stories that never get covered by the US media. A rumor doesn't become fact until I see it on the BBC.
  • The best. 5/5

    By ktandmjc
    The BBC news reports are timely, fact filled, important, concise, and the least biased of any news and information sources available. Quite simply, it's the best.
  • Not what BBC use to be. 1/5

    By former bbc fan
    Biased, misleading titles and filled more with the opinion of its borderline tmz reporters, than with the facts of it few actual journalist.
  • News right now 5/5

    By G.AbbyDuck
    I really like the idea that the BBC coverage news from all over the world instantly!
  • Breaking news and factual news and interviews 4/5

    By Garry Solomon
    This is why I subscribe to BBC news Garry Solomon Trinidad and Tobago
  • Grateful 5/5

    By PJBIZ
    The BBC has this AP Tremendous
  • WW news 5/5

    By valle hermoso oso hormigueros
    One of the most independet source of WW NEWS
  • Great news with a broader perspective than US media 5/5

    By Aulenti
    Excellent coverage from around the globe.
  • Reliable news source 5/5

    By Salty Striker
    I prefer this to CNN and fox. Bbc is relatively unbiased and gives you the hard facts. Especially for a free app, definitely get it
  • Great 5/5

    By Phys Rules
    Great
  • Good, objective perspective 5/5

    By Washington State Reader
    I live in the U.S. and turn to BBC both as a great source for international news and a more objective source for U.S. news.
  • Not what it used to be.. 1/5

    By Kaiser262000
    Used to be fair and unbiased... appears no longer, getting impossible to find balanced news. BBC sorry but you are right up there with CNN and foxnews.
  • Great App! 5/5

    By leg0817
    This app delivers all that is superb about the BBC! Well designed, frequently updated and offers global coverage of top stories in the U.K., Europe and the US. What I also appreciate is the extensive coverage of top stories from Africa and Asia! Smart commentary and an indispensable addition to the very domestically oriented US press. Love it!
  • Great app👍👍 5/5

    By theFOOZE
    I like.
  • Good 5/5

    By Anonymousrater
    I like reading about American politics on BBC, because they seem to be less biased than American news sources. They do lean somewhat left, but it it mild enough that it seems to be from the inherent bias of the writers, rather than deliberate twisting of the facts. The app works well. I would like to see more division of
  • CNN wannabe ?? 1/5

    By 65coupe
    BBC used to be my go to source for news. But, unfortunately, lately they seem to be going the way of CNN. Totally biased, left wing crap.
  • Fantastic 5/5

    By Rex7777
    Great app
  • Good source 5/5

    By Wyrdrich
    Excellent coverage on international affairs, very functional tech. Good choices on what is worth a news alert.
  • First Class Global Reporting 5/5

    By Plastic Axe
    Excellent, timely news source. My go to along with NPR for in-depth, accurate global news reporting.
  • Appreciative Reader 5/5

    By Buffhistory
    I so enjoy being expertly and accurately informed about what is important in our small world. This app is a must for those who choose to live beyond their doorsteps.
  • News without bias 5/5

    By A Marine
    Of the many news sources that I consult each day, BBC is my most trusted source.
  • More Reliable than News Outlets in the US 5/5

    By NeNeZay
    Long Live The Fourth Estate!!! Since saint ronny reagan abolished the Fairness Doctrine, US news media has become increasingly unreliable. That there's no enforcement of honest representation in reporting, media outlets in the US can say anything and present it as fact. This practice combined with the steady decline of K-12 education standards means that many Americans are unable to critically evaluate what they're being told--read: bombarded with--all day, every day by so-called news outlets. The combination of biased news and the inability of much of the populace to evaluate critically what's being said has led the US to today's unbelievable, incomprehensible, and increasingly volatile situation. Thank you BBC for being much more reliable than so many US news media outlets.
  • Narrative > Fact 1/5

    By Justicecomesforharambe
    If the BBC were any more blatantly left leaning, they would topple over into the Atlantic.
  • Authority on news 5/5

    By Alabama Sands
    BBC reporters are professional in their handling of sensitive topics. This is my go-to news source.
  • My favorite worldwide coverage 5/5

    By lkak
    BBC does it right, in every corner of the globe with actual feet on the ground, gathering info. Remarkable group, doing a remarkable job. The app sorts news well, offering focuses on various areas of interest.
  • Well written and user-friendly! 5/5

    By Ijneb42
    Great app!
  • CNN Syndrome 1/5

    By Jamieb373
    CNN is 100% FakeNews. BBC is 85% FakeNews. Looks like their is Propaganda war going on. I'm beginning to think they're believing their own lies
  • BBC News 5/5

    By Papakirk9
    Always accurate & dependable. My trusted news service.
  • NOT PORN!! don't get 1/5

    By Ken the inventor
    i got it thinking it was a bunch of BBC's! but i found news! i was mad but i found what i wanted somewhere else. ;) the CNN app had it so i was all good.
  • Egh 2/5

    By Xdude39
    Coverage of the Black Chyna ordeal? Really? If I wanted to read/watch about that trash I would go on Buzzfeed.
  • Essential Perspective 5/5

    By KnitCrochetYarn
    Couldn't do without.
  • BBC news 5/5

    By Seasider5656
    Consistent accuracy and trustworthy reports
  • Rev. Stanton Whitney 5/5

    By Yentihew
    I've been turning to this news FIRST for a month. I like the original writing and, as already mentioned, the timeliness of the articles. To be honest, I don't think U.S. news services are as good as they once were.
  • Good international coverage 4/5

    By anothr_brick
    The BBC has very good coverage of world events in English.
  • Global Warming is a myth 1/5

    By CNN was on TV?
    You are not as fake as CNN but you watch CNN too much. Enjoy your station because I will never watch it.
  • Fake News 1/5

    By C2Cab95
    Fake news. British version of CNN.

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