BBC: World News & Stories

BBC: World News & Stories


Live, Breaking, Sport & Video


Free

2024.3.3for iPhone, iPad and more
9.1
14K+ Ratings
BBC Worldwide
Developer
77.4 MB
Size
Jun 4, 2024
Update Date
#45
in News
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Age Rating
Age Rating
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About BBC: World News & Stories

THE BBC APP: News, stories, videos and live coverage from our trusted global network of journalists.

BBC STORIES: The latest, breaking news headlines, articles and videos, including coverage of world News, UK News, elections, BBC Verify, and more. More stories and videos covering business, innovation, culture, travel, Earth, and much more.

LIVE COVERAGE: Follow live news updates and live global sport in our Live section.

BBC VIDEOS: Watch BBC News videos, BBC Sport videos, and video stories about climate, sustainability, science, health, technology, entertainment, and history.

BREAKING NEWS ALERTS: Sign up for breaking news notification alerts from BBC News, delivered straight to your mobile device.

FEATURES:
• Log into your BBC Account to save articles and videos for later on the app and BBC.com
• Watch videos over both cellular and wifi
• Increase your font size for readability
• Choose dark mode for a dark-background reading experience
• Share stories and videos to social platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp, and send to friends via SMS and email
• Opt-in or opt-out of breaking news push notifications, you decide

ADDITIONAL INFO:
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 push notifications from BBC in your device’s ‘Notifications’ screen.

Our data processor AppsFlyer collects information on behalf of the BBC for attribution and analysis purposes. You can opt out from AppsFlyer tracking by filling out their ‘Forget My Device’ form: https://www.appsflyer.com/optout

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 https://www.bbc.com/usingthebbc/privacy/

If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at https://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/terms
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What's New in the Latest Version 2024.3.3

Last updated on Jun 4, 2024
Old Versions
Performance updates and bug fixes.
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Version History
2024.3.3
Jun 4, 2024
Performance updates and bug fixes.
2024.3.2
May 30, 2024
Performance updates and bug fixes.
2024.2.2
May 7, 2024
Performance updates and bug fixes.
2024.2.1
Apr 29, 2024
We're continuing to improve the BBC app with every new update. This update will make it easier to find live coverage, easier to sign in to the app, and an all-around better experience when watching videos.
2024.1.3
Mar 25, 2024
Welcome to the new BBC app. You’ll still find the same BBC News you’ve grown to trust, and now we’ve added even more from the BBC — all inside a single app with an updated look.

MORE STORIES: The app still includes BBC News, with the latest news articles and videos from our trusted global network of journalists. We’ve added more BBC stories and videos covering business, innovation, culture, travel, Earth, and much more.

MORE LIVE COVERAGE: We’ve made it easier to find live news and sport updates in our new Live section.

MORE BBC VIDEOS: Newly added BBC video stories about climate, sustainability, science, health, technology, entertainment, and history.

MORE NEW APP FEATURES:
You can now log into your BBC Account to save articles and videos for later on the app and BBC.com.
2024.1.2
Mar 21, 2024
Welcome to the new BBC app. You’ll still find the same BBC News you’ve grown to trust, and now we’ve added even more from the BBC — all inside a single app with an updated look.

MORE STORIES: The app still includes BBC News, with the latest news articles and videos from our trusted global network of journalists. We’ve added more BBC stories and videos covering business, innovation, culture, travel, Earth, and much more.

MORE LIVE COVERAGE: We’ve made it easier to find live news and sport updates in our new Live section.

MORE BBC VIDEOS: Newly added BBC video stories about climate, sustainability, science, health, technology, entertainment, and history.

MORE NEW APP FEATURES:
You can now log into your BBC Account to save articles and videos for later on the app and BBC.com.
2023.1.0
Oct 26, 2023
This update includes some significant underlying technical improvements to the mobile app. We have also upgraded the look of the app with a new layout.
2023.0.0
Oct 12, 2023
This update includes some significant underlying technical improvements to the mobile app. We have also upgraded the look of the app with a new layout.
2022.4.2
Oct 5, 2022
We update the app regularly to improve your experience. This release brings some changes to underlying services within the app, as well as small bug fixes.
2022.4.1
Jul 5, 2022
We aim to make regular improvements to the BBC News app.

This release includes a fix to resolve an issue with the BBC World News audio stream.
2022.4.0
Jun 24, 2022
We aim to make regular improvements to the BBC News app.

This release includes an update to our branding and support for native advertising formats.
2022.3.0
Apr 27, 2022
We aim to make regular improvements to the BBC News app.
This release includes enhancements to our ad targetting, improving the relevance of adverts shown to you.
2022.2.0
Mar 31, 2022
We aim to make regular improvements to the BBC News app.
This release includes enhancements to our ad targetting, improving the relevance of adverts shown to you and optimisations to natively support the 6th generation iPad mini.
2022.1.0
Feb 2, 2022
We aim to make regular updates to the BBC News app to improve performance.
This release includes changes to our article pages to optimise loading and integration of advertising
5.26.1
Nov 8, 2021
We aim to make regular updates to the BBC News app to improve performance. This release includes fixes to address issues associated with advertising.
5.26.0
Sep 27, 2021
We aim to make regular updates to the BBC News app to improve performance. This release includes fixes to address issues associated with advertising.
5.21.2
Mar 26, 2021
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. This version introduces a consent management tool giving you the ability to control what personal data is shared with our advertising partners to deliver tailored ads.
5.21.1
Mar 3, 2021
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. This version includes support for users wishing to opt out of personalised advertising, and fixes an issue with image display. We have also updated some integrations to keep things running smoothly.
5.19
Sep 8, 2020
This release introduces some changes to how you find content in the app. We have moved the most useful sections to the bottom of the main screen and made them more accessible.
Top Stories, My News, Popular, Video and Search now all have their own tab, and World Service Radio can be found in the top right corner via the Live button.
You can find all your previously followed topics inside the My News tab, and can swipe through to get the latest on all the news that interests you.
You can also find more topics in the Search tab, including BBC Future, Travel, Culture and Worklife, so you can browse through more of the most recent news and features. As always, you can add topics to My News using the + symbol at the top of the page.
5.18.0
Aug 10, 2020
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app.This release sees the results of some work we've done on our article pages, you should start seeing these changes in the coming weeks.
5.17.3
Jul 16, 2020
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future
5.16.0
May 27, 2020
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future.
5.15.1
Apr 29, 2020
Minor update to resolve an advertising related issue causing some users' apps to crash
5.15.0
Apr 14, 2020
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future.
5.13.0
Feb 20, 2020
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future.

BBC: World News & Stories FAQ

BBC: World News & Stories is available in regions other than the following restricted countries:
United Kingdom
BBC: World News & Stories supports English
Click here to learn how to download BBC: World News & Stories in restricted country or region.
Check the following list to see the minimum requirements of BBC: World News & Stories.
iPhone
Requires iOS 14.0 or later.
iPad
Requires iPadOS 14.0 or later.
iPod touch
Requires iOS 14.0 or later.

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