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BBC News

5.8.0 for Android
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The description of BBC News

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 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 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
- 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. 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 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)
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BBC News 5.8.0 Update

2019-10-12
We update the app regularly to enhance your experience. This release includes some improvements to underlying services within the app, as well as small bug fixes.

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  • V5.8.0 12.7 MB APK

    BBC News

    2019-10-12

    BBC News 5.8.0 (110734)

    Update on: 2019-10-12

    Uploaded by: Cauã Nobre

    Requires Android: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

    Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a BBC News 5.8.0(110734) safe verified

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  • V5.7.1.29 12.5 MB APK

    BBC News

    2019-07-16

    BBC News 5.7.1.29 (110235)

    Update on: 2019-07-16

    Uploaded by: Viih Almeida

    Requires Android: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

    Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a BBC News 5.7.1.29(110235) safe verified

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    Architecture: arm64-v8a, armeabi, armeabi-v7a, mips, mips64, x86, x86_64

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    File Size: 12.5 MB

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  • V5.7.0.64 12.5 MB APK

    BBC News

    2019-06-26

    BBC News 5.7.0.64 (110166)

    Update on: 2019-06-26

    Uploaded by: Xhafer Pnishi

    Requires Android: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

    Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a BBC News 5.7.0.64(110166) safe verified

    Screen DPI: nodpi

    Architecture: arm64-v8a, armeabi, armeabi-v7a, mips, mips64, x86, x86_64

    File SHA1: 1753277337ec965e448cb2afd34296fd0da48aa7

    File Size: 12.5 MB

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  • V5.6.0.100 12.4 MB APK

    BBC News

    2019-04-25

    BBC News 5.6.0.100 (109888)

    Update on: 2019-04-25

    Uploaded by: Cauã Nobre

    Requires Android: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

    Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a BBC News 5.6.0.100(109888) safe verified

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    Architecture: arm64-v8a, armeabi, armeabi-v7a, mips, mips64, x86, x86_64

    File SHA1: a4c51354c668ed3841fa098123b2fa88bf1eaabb

    File Size: 12.4 MB

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  • V5.5.1.1 12.1 MB APK

    BBC News

    2019-03-23

    BBC News 5.5.1.1 (109666)

    Update on: 2019-03-23

    Uploaded by: Diego Diego

    Requires Android: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

    Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a BBC News 5.5.1.1(109666) safe verified

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    Architecture: arm64-v8a, armeabi, armeabi-v7a, mips, mips64, x86, x86_64

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    File Size: 12.1 MB

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  • V5.5.0.97 12.1 MB APK

    BBC News

    2019-02-21

    BBC News 5.5.0.97 (109656)

    Update on: 2019-02-21

    Uploaded by: Cauã Nobre

    Requires Android: Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

    Signature: 3024d8c57686c7305301658387fc0c722ddf7d5a BBC News 5.5.0.97(109656) safe verified

    Screen DPI: nodpi

    Architecture: arm64-v8a, armeabi, armeabi-v7a, mips, mips64, x86, x86_64

    File SHA1: 96d46ab8b9f5bc2cec31e23fe628c18d192b9130

    File Size: 12.1 MB

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