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What’s New

Version 11.15

We've been busy improving the app:
* Live blogs are now eligible to be marked as read. When a new update is published, the article will be marked as recently updated.
* Fixed a crash that occurred when trying to reload the Live or Discover section when offline.
* We have changed the design of some sections to display more stories on the first four main stories in the section, if they are available.
* We've updated the design of the first article in the Headlines section when there are more stories on the next few articles, to emphasise the first article.
* Updated Add to/Remove from home screen buttons and messaging to help users find the feature.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
222.4K Ratings

222.4K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Beautifully designed and easy to navigate, this app from the award-winning newspaper delivers the intelligent stories and thought-provoking analysis that the periodical has been known for since it launched way back in 1821. From insight into the evolving pop-culture scene to the latest breaking news, The Guardian provides incisive coverage in a thoroughly modern format through captivating photo essays, thoughtful op-eds, essential sports reports and even interactive crossword puzzles.

snakey 2 tongues ,

Review 1&2…

This from a few years back…
Until their latest attempt to de-stabilise left of centre politics with this week’s latest attack on Corbyn I remained rooting for the The Grauniad. They now clearly jumped in to bed with the beeb. The Manchester founders would be disappointed their ideals were not protected from infiltrators...

And this now in July ‘22…
Well as the UK descends into free fall disaster thanks to Tory corruption and sleaze we have to look back at the last election and ask how, with all the warning signs starkly apparent, did the Tories get in again and Labour lose so badly? Of course it’s largely because we have a mainly gullible and greedy electorate but who was fanning the flames and feeding the fire of disaster? The Guardian has done much good since then with quality investigative journalism and a relentless pursuit of evidence truth and exposure but perhaps this was prompted by its failure to do so effectively in the run-up to that last election and we wouldn’t be where we are now if they’d taken the current approach earlier and got behind Labour then? Keep up the good work Guardian and build on it.

DB5577 ,

Good newspaper but poor moderation

The guardian broke some massive stories in recent years such Snowdon papers. It does have a good range of articles in its comments pages. However it does feel at time like its trying a bit hard to be London yoga crowd pleasers in its lifestyle stuff. However the thing that bugs me the most is the very poor moderators. In comments pages a very poorly and inconsistent policed. Certain comments issues such as Israel/ Palestine as just bizarrely censured. Careful and balance criticism are deleted but factually inaccurate and angry almost aggressive criticism left up. I would like to say it was just or once or twice I’ve seen it but happens time and again. It’s not even stuff that could be libellous. You cant say it has a bias pro or against it is just totally inconsistent even minute to minute on the same article. You have one comment unfairly deleted the find you can’t comment on the article again even if it’s a completely different point. It has also happened to a couple of my friends on different topics. None were making unpleasant/ nasty or factual dodgy comments. They either should just close the comments or at least have some quality control on their dreadful moderators.


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