BBC News

BBC News app collects the latest news, which you can view on your Android mobile phone.


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Developer: Jim Blackler

Category: News

Latest version: 2.5.5

Total versions: 3

Submitted: 23 Jan 2010

Updated: 27 Nov 2010


Shows you the latest news headlines in a compact widget on the Android home screen, and includes a headline viewer.


BBC News 2.5.5 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of BBC News 2.5.5:

- Fixes problem where zoom controls were not appearing for most articles.

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of BBC News.

BBC News 2.5.3

Description/changelog of BBC News 2.5.3:

- Crash fixes
- Fixed aspect ratio on thumbnails
- Smaller binary (about 125K smaller)


BBC News 1.6.0

Description/changelog of BBC News 1.6.0:

New in 1.6.0

- Headline thumbnails same size on all Android devices.
- Fixed problem with non-refreshing display.
- Help facility.
- A long press on headlines allows bookmarking of links using 3banana Notes.



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