Google News organises what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you.
With Google News, you’ll see:
Your briefing – it can be nearly impossible to keep up with every story that you care about. With your briefing, you'll be able to know about what’s important and relevant to you. Your briefing updates throughout the day, bringing you the top five stories that you need to know, including local, national and world content.
Full coverage – understand the full context on any story with just a tap. Google News gives you everything online about a story and organises it for you – highlighting different perspectives, a timeline of key events, FAQs, important people and more.
Credible sources – find quality content from a diverse set of credible publishers and discover sources that you haven’t heard of before. 
Stories, for you – keep up with what’s happening on the topics that you care about, whether that’s travel, politics, sports, tech or fashion.

What’s New

Version 5.17

• Long tap to quickly preview articles and access your personalisation settings without leaving your article feed (iOS 13 required)
• Bug fixes and performance improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

wishallraj ,

Great app but with a very annoying bug.

I use the app every day and this app is my hub for all kinds of news. It’s a great way to browse through news and gives me news about all the topics that I am interested in. However, one star less in the review because... when I am on this app reading news... I can not multitask. I cannot seemlessly switch between apps and come back to where I left off reading the news.

The app always refreshes itself when I go back to it from the multitasking menu and goes to the first page as if I have opened it for the first time and I loose the news article that I was reading. It gets really annoying... Google.. if you happen to read this review... please fix the bug.

Shikhar Gupta 997 ,

A great app! PLEASE also add Opinion/Editorial section

Google news is a great tool to read content from diverse news agencies.
REQUEST: Please also add Opinion section as in India, a a huge chunk of population is students preparing for competitive exams or academicians. Editorial/Opinion section will be happy gift to them, who then can read both news and news and Editorial ar one place and also need not rely on single/left leaning editorials like of Hindu and will have exposure to diverse views on the same issue from different media groups.

Atulkhatri ,

Why refresh the content when going background for a while

Whenever I go to background to open some other app momentarily and come back to the article on google news, it refreshes the entire app and I lose the currently opened page. I mean what the hell is this.?? Moreover even if required you click the button inside the article to open website, it opens the link in browser and if you go back to the app to see the next article, Boom, the app refreshes again and you lose your progress. Extremely annoying. Did not expect this from Google. At least put a check that if the app is in background for more than 10 mins then refresh the content NOT 10 seconds.


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146.3 MB

Requires iOS 12.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Hong Kong), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Zulu

Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence


  • Family Sharing

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