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 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.

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 topics that interest you using the Topic 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 stack 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)

App Information BBC News

  • App Name
    BBC News
  • Package Name
    bbc.mobile.news.uk
  • Updated
    2016-10-05
  • File Size
    13.68 M
  • Requires Android
    4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
  • Version
    3.9.4.46 UK
  • Developer
    media+applications+technologies+for+the+bbc
  • Installs
    5,000,000 - 10,000,000
  • Price
    Free
  • Category
    Strategy
  • Developer
  • Google Play Link

BBC News Version History

Select BBC News Version :
  • 3.9.4.46 UK (106472)
  • 3.9.4.42 UK (106465)
  • 3.9.4.41 UK (106464)
  • 3.9.4.38 UK (106463)
  • 3.7.1.9 UK (1005)
  • 3.4.0.43 UK (127)
  • BBC News 3.9.4.46 UK (106472) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-10-05
    Requires Android: 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    File Size: 14 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: c37c1227fbc26179cd2263baab4fff3c
    File APK Sha1: 2972521f28e9165358d94613dc539d6a0611b1c6
    APK Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a
    What's new :
    We will be updating BBC News regularly to keep improving performance and resolve your issues.
    This update includes fixes to some of the issues reported with My News
  • BBC News 3.9.4.42 UK (106465) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-09-23
    Requires Android: 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    File Size: 14 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: b82251c42c16f158d8f7d2521f233d3e
    File APK Sha1: 684294de672b277ccfb250af26954a54c7ecb624
    APK Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a
    What's new :
    - Updates to fix offline and improve performance
    - resolves an issue with push notifications
  • BBC News 3.9.4.41 UK (106464) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-09-21
    Requires Android: 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    File Size: 14 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: 25aad9e2a0db5f05b143311b4cf133de
    File APK Sha1: 35f3d840c74da7fc0b0d4e0fe3ba8254f4a026d1
    APK Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a
    What's new :
    We are making monthly updates to improve performance and fix issues we identify from your feedback.
    This release also includes:
    Fixes to some Android Wear issues based on feedback
  • BBC News 3.9.4.38 UK (106463) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-09-21
    Requires Android: 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    File Size: 14 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: 239a41a8c54fe4f083f0be8cb47aee90
    File APK Sha1: 2185f61e4833ab44d253b13b867c08f980a58fbd
    APK Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a
    What's new :
    We are making monthly updates to improve performance and fix issues we identify from your feedback.
    This release also includes:
    Fixes to some Android Wear issues based on feedback
  • BBC News 3.7.1.9 UK (1005) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-03-15
    Requires Android: Android 4.0+ (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    File Size: 12 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: 4d3530bf383c36c3b29e1e1f97f7ee5c
    File APK Sha1: 6e21bf7c65dc1aefbf403880d094b79656b108a8
    APK Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a
    What's new :
    We are making monthly updates to improve performance and fix issues we identify from your feedback.

    This release also includes:
    Fixes to some Android Wear issues based on feedback

  • BBC News 3.4.0.43 UK (127) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-06-27
    Requires Android: 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    File Size: 11 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: 71607e57d528a55691b620208f3b9a64
    File APK Sha1: 6a712df9bd99a9830ad69db395d17ba9ac3c1b7b
    APK Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a
    What's new :
    APK Notes:

    3.4.0
    - Paragraph limited text selection with copy and search.
    - 4x2 widget now available.
    - Fixed no signal loading spinner bug.
    - Bug fixes

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