BBC News

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v6.1.15 by Media Applications Technologies for the BBC

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About BBC News

BBC News (Package Name: bbc.mobile.news.uk) is developed by Media Applications Technologies for the BBC and the latest version of BBC News 6.1.15 was updated on July 23, 2021. BBC News is in the category of News & Magazines with the feature Getting News. You can check all apps from the developer of BBC News and find 146 alternative apps to BBC News on Android. Currently this app is for free. This app can be downloaded on Android 5.0+ on APKFab or Google Play. All APK/XAPK files on APKFab.com are original and 100% safe with fast download. The official BBC News app for UK audiences.
Get the latest breaking news from the BBC and our global network of journalists.
The app offers the BBC News Channel streamed live in the Video tab, social features and personalisation so you can re-order the news topics 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 News channel, available in the Video tab, 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
- 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 Airship 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.
You can choose to unsubscribe from BBC News push notifications in your device’s ‘Notifications’ screen.
For more information about how and why we use information about you, please visit the BBC News App Privacy Notice: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/help-55320181
The BBC will keep your information secure and not share it with anyone else in accordance with the BBC’s Privacy Policy which can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/privacy
If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at http://www.bbc.co.uk/terms
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 4.1 and above)

BBC News 6.1.15 Update

It's been a little while since we updated the app, so we wanted to get in some of the bug fixes and improvements we've been working on before the end of the year.
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Package Name:

bbc.mobile.news.uk

Update Date:

2021-07-23

Latest Version:

6.1.15

Need Update:

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Available on:

Google Play

Requirements:

Android 5.0+