BBC News

BBC News

 

Description

Get the latest world and regional news from the BBC’s global network of more than 2000 journalists. From breaking news, to business, politics, entertainment, technology, the arts and sport, all divided into clear sections, this free app lets you watch video reports, listen to live radio and read the latest updates wherever you are.Key features:

• Simple design with easy scrolling for efficient browsing
• Tap to reveal full-screen article and in-story video
• Swipe through stories to browse
• Post stories to social networks, or share via email and SMS
• Listen live to BBC World Service radio
• Watch or listen to the latest news headlines
• Personalise your home screen by adding, removing or reordering sections
• Choose to automatically update content in the background
• Set text size to suit your preferences

*Available in all countries outside of the UK.

 

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Permissions

THIS APPLICATION HAS ACCESS TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    CHANGE YOUR AUDIO SETTINGS
    Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
  • NETWORK COMMUNICATION
    FULL NETWORK ACCESS
    Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
  • PHONE CALLS
    READ PHONE STATUS AND IDENTITY
    Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active and the remote number connected by a call.
  • STORAGE
    MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR USB STORAGE MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR SD CARD
    Allows the app to write to the USB storage. Allows the app to write to the SD card.
  • SYSTEM TOOLS
    PREVENT TABLET FROM SLEEPING PREVENT PHONE FROM SLEEPING
    Allows the app to prevent the tablet from going to sleep. Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
  • HARDWARE CONTROLS
    CONTROL VIBRATION
    Allows the app to control the vibrator.
  • NETWORK COMMUNICATION
    VIEW NETWORK CONNECTIONS
    Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
  • DEFAULT
    TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGE TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGE
    Allows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices. Allows the app to test a permission for the SD card that will be available on future devices.

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VERSION: Varies with device
SIZE:Varies with device

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