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What’s New

Version 3.4

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

bikracer ,

Did Not Subscribe to The Independent to see American News

There seems to be no way to read UK news on this app. It has decided that since I am American I want to see American news. I get plenty of American news reading American papers.
I shouldn’t have to pull up your website in order to read UK news!

Rethliopuks ,

US news, can't change region; no notifications?

Disappointed that the app defaults to US-based for the news while the commentaries are UK-based, and that there's no way to change the setting and see UK-based news. I do not wish to be viewing detailed US news like what the President has just done or said hours ago.

There also doesn't seem to be notifications. This is itself bad, though it's at least a relief that I do not need to be bombarded with US news.

Developer Response ,

Dear Reader, many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. Our app covers news from all over the world. We always strive to be fair and accurate in our reporting. We appreciate your suggestions and will ensure to pass these on to our editorial department. The Independent team

marekmk ,

Horrible design concepts

I should be able to go on line anywhere in the world to read articles, and yes I should be able to read them also on my computer if I log on! I can’t........

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