BBC News

BBC News

BBC Worldwide
  • Free News Apps
  • 2010-04-01
    Release date
  • iOS 9.0 +
  • FREE

The BBC News app connects you to BBC News and globally-sourced journalists’ reporting. BBC World Service Radio is streamed live, as well as social features and personalization to customize your news interests. 


Key features

  • The Global Network of journalists provides our trusted, real-time news coverage
  • You can customize your news experience with My News
  • Click on the + sign to go directly to the topics you are interested in. 
  • You can keep up with the news by ordering stories by topic or time or using the Manage Topics screen. You can find stories from topics you add here. 
  • The app can recommend topics based on your location, the stories you recently viewed, and what’s currently newsworthy. 
  • You can locate material and subjects that interest you using Search. BBC News indexes such as Politics, Business, Entertainment, and Health are listed here, or you may search for your topics of interest, whether they be people, locations, things, or themes. 


We now offer a fuller selection of stories from the newsroom, including:

    • Be up to date on the BBC’s most exciting material, which is updated throughout the day. 
    • Live BBC World Service Radio is available in the Live tab, providing expert and informative coverage 24 hours a day, so you can listen in the background as you browse. 
    • BBC journalists provide the best reading material.
    • Access to our full range of video and audio
    • Photo galleries and full-screen images


Other features

  • Be the first to know about the essential news by receiving push notifications. 
  • Find your interests in the My News tab and keep up to date with news on them.
  • Video over 3G and wifi
  • Downloading the latest articles when you have connectivity and reading them at your own pace. 
  • The app can update automatically in the background if you allow it to.
  • Post your favorite stories to your favorite social networks, or share with friends through email or SMS. 


To wrap things out

BBC News is part of the BBC’s global news services. We have been bringing you news for over 80 years, and we are committed to bringing you the latest and, most important, when it happens.

We aim to show you a wide range of stories and views from different parts of the world in other formats and perspectives.

Many of our journalists are based in the field, so you’re likely to see their reports first and hear their voices. The BBC is committed to impartial and independent journalism. We aim to be as close to the truth as possible.

We show you the best of BBC News, but our work doesn’t end there. We are constantly working on the BBC News app to bring you the latest news, analysis, features, and analysis from some of the BBC’s top journalists.

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