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10( 136031 )

Android 5.0+

Last updated: 18-03-2020

10,000,000+ installs

Description of BBC News

BBC News [5.8.0] updated on 2020-03-18 created by Media Applications Technologies for the BBC is the News & Magazines Android App has 10,000,000+ downloads on Google play

Supported Android versions: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21), Android 4.1+ (Jelly Bean, API 16), Android 4.0.3+ (Ice Cream Sandwich MR1, API 15)

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

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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.

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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:


. Keep on top of popular stories and videos from across the BBC, regularly updated throughout the day

Live BBC News channel

, available in the Video tabup-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

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My News

Follow topics you are interested in and find them in the My News tab


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 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

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If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at


– 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 4.1 and above)

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BBC News 5.8.0 updates

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance.

App Information of BBC News

Category: Apps, News & Magazines



Version: 5.8.0

Rating: 10 ( 136031 )

Size: 12.7 MB

Requirement: Android 5.0+

Updated: 18-03-2020

Installs: 10,000,000+

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