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BBC News

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Stay informed with the latest news you can trust, from the UK & around the world

App Information

Update
Apr 16, 2024
Category
Google Play ID
Installs
10,000,000+

App Names

App Description
The official BBC News app offers you the latest live news you can trust from our UK and global network of journalists.

Download the BBC News app, where you'll get top stories and breaking news, live reporting, and the option to follow news topics that match your interests. Our topics range from UK News, Health, Lifestyle, Culture, Business, Technology and Science and Environment. These can all be found in the My News tab in the app.

The BBC News app offers the following:

News, Features & Analysis
Headlines, detailed analysis, and exclusive features.

Breaking news and top stories
Get breaking news and top stories from our trusted global network of journalists.

Live news and developing stories
Follow developing stories with up-to-the-minute reporting available 24-hours a day and access the BBC News channel live stream.

Local news and weather
Using the UK postcode in your BBC account, we'll show you local stories and weather to stay informed on your area.

Alerts for top stories
Opt-in to push alerts where you will receive notifications instantly to your device.

Follow news that's important to you with My News
Create a personalised My News experience that brings together the topics and stories you care about and trust the most. Access them quickly in the My News tab.

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If you choose to receive push alerts, 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 attribution and analysis purposes, our data processor AppsFlyer collects the below information about you:
- Your device information, such as device type
- Your IP address to determine your location
- Activity data, such as the time you downloaded the app
- Which sites (if any) referred you to download and use the app
We also use this data together with your BBC account data to improve the BBC News service. You can opt out from AppsFlyer tracking by filling out their 'Forget My Device' form: https://www.appsflyer.com/optout.

The BBC News app uses technologies similar to cookies to measure audience behaviour. The app uses information collected through these technologies for internal purposes to analyse and improve the app and help us give you a better experience. You can switch this off using the Send App Statistics toggle on the BBC News app's Settings 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.

For more information about how the BBC processes your personal data to provide a personalised service to you, please see the BBC's Privacy and Cookies Policy at https://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/privacy/how-does-the-bbc-collect-data-about-me/.

If you install this app, you accept the BBC Terms of Use at http://www.bbc.co.uk/terms/.
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