Ooh, this is nice! The iOS 9.1 update brings the News app to British iPhone and iPad users. Initial roll-out in iOS 9 saw this sceptred isle overlooked for reasons known only to Apple, although Siri suggestions for localised news stories still appeared when swiping right from the launcher.
Better late than never!
UPDATE: The Guardian lists the providers who’ve signed up:
- The Telegraph
- The Guardian
- The Sun
- Sky News
- The Times
- The Financial Times
- The Economist
- The Daily Mirror publisher Trinity Mirror (putting 27 of its national and regional titles on service, including the Mirror, Daily Record, Manchester Evening News and Liverpool Echo)
- Conde Nast
- Immediate Media (Top Gear and Radio Times publisher)
- Hearst (Cosmopolitan and Esquire publisher)
- Time Inc (Marie Claire publisher)