Back in the old days if you wanted to catch up on the news you had to wait for it to come on TV or read the newspaper. Nowadays news happens so fast by the time it's printed in a newspaper it’s old news that is out of date!
You can now get the latest news updates straight to your mobile phone or tablet device in the blink of an eye. So not matter if you’re eagerly awaiting the results of a sports match or casually checking in on the world affairs, news apps are essential. Here are the best news apps you can get for your mobile device today.
Yahoo has always been a great source for news and has recently acquired Summly to help improve its news app. It offers 10 of the top stories in your region and using the technology from Summly to present the news in a tidy easy to read format.
Yahoo News Digest provides a great summary of all the important need-to-know news. Digests are delivered twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening with all the key information you need to know.
Each story is created from multiple sources to present the essential bits and pieces of information, Yahoo New Digest makes your reading experience comprehensive and effortless.
BBC News is a trusted UK news agency that has a global network of journalists from all over the world. The BBC news app bring you all the latest breaking news in an easy to read format. Every article on the app also has a related section that brings up the most relevant related news stories to the one you’re reading.
You can also arrange stories by the most popular and most read of the day, making sure you don't miss out on anything important. The app also gives you access to a full range of video and audio clips to complement the news articles.
Overall it's a great app with plenty of features that brings you all the relevant news stories of the day and is one of the best news app you can get on your device.
Sky News, known for their tagline ‘First for breaking news’ has a wonderful news app full of content and multimedia to keep you up to date with the world's latest affairs.
The easy to use app allows you to view all the latest top stories for each section as well as giving the ability to watch Sky News live from anywhere in the UK.
The news app also gives you notifications of breaking news when they happen so there’s no need to have the app constantly open. Which is great if you don't have the time (or battery) to keep checking.
Russia Today is a 24/7 English-language news channel that focuses on international headlines giving another angle on the stories.
Available in over six continents and 100 countries the news agency has journalists worldwide reporting on the latest stories. This dedicated team of news professionals unite the best journalists to bring you the top stories presented in a neutral and unbiased way.
The news app also has a library of videos to compliment the new stories with the ability to watch the live broadcast of the news channel as well.
Rated one of Google’s ‘Best apps of 2014 & 2015’ the Daily Mail Online feeds your daily news addiction with stories and photos covering a range of news topics.
The app features quick and easy access to stories and photos from all of their top channels including celebrity & showbiz, sports, femail, science & tech and many more.
A highly popular app, this one has all the news you could ever need which is constantly updated with new articles and releases every day.
The Reuters app delivers breaking news, analysis and market data straight to the palm of your hand. Reuters is a worldwide news agency that delivers trusted news from reliable sources around the world.
Within the app you can explore a seamless stream of articles, pictures and videos on your phone or tablet.
The app has many a wide range of topics ranging from politics and financial news to opinions and oddly enough. You can also customise the app to create and edit personal watch list of tickers.
News stories can also be saved to your device to read them later offline.
The Financial Times, also known as FT is a respectable award-winning news agency that focuses on financial news. The app features a sleek layout that allows users to easily access all the news stories from the app.
The app also gives you full access to market data including market gainers and losers, currencies, commodities and bonds.
You can also view stock performance summaries with detailed business profile information, including estimates and any company related news.
If you like to keep up to date with financial news or check the value of your portfolio on the fly, then this is the app for you.
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