Get the latest 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.
• We now offer a fuller selection of stories from the newsroom, including:
• Read the best journalism from BBC correspondents
• Access to our full range of video and audio
• Photo galleries and full-screen images
• 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
• Home screen widgets. Configurable to reflect your choice of topics, resizable to suit your screen layout and styleable to view as a headline or list widget
• 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
No personal data relating to you (such as a username or email address) is processed.
• 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
• 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)