Get Local News From Any Part of World At Your Fingertips

Though there are a lot of sources of news available today but if you are looking out for something specific to latest news updates in concern to any area or town of your choice at your own comfort there is something for you to be happy. Now get free local news apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad having the ios 4.0 or later installed at your finger tips.local-news-app

Local News

Local News is a free app that gives you local news updates on weather, sports, acts as a flight tracker, local movie timer and more even related to Horoscope. You can also view photo slide shows, news videos, get a traffic update over it in some areas. You can receive breaking news notifications if you enable the option just while the first time you start using the app or you can even disable it It works for U.S only till now.

FOX19 Local News

Fox 19 Local News is a free application that covers local news and weather updates from entire states of U.S. It gives breaking news alerts on local stories and headlines on sports other features include My Report, Live Radar and Storm Tracking. You can also catch up with news videos, There are some mixed reviews about this app concerned with unexpected crashing of the application.

AP Mobile

AP Mobile, an award winning free application can deliver breaking and updated news from all over the world or from your own chosen local town depending upon your choice of categories selected as feeds along with pictures and videos: with the help of affiliate source of 1,000 of broadcasters, newspapers, and digital media from all over the globe. The universal app goes well with Iphone, Ipod touch and Ipad.and also on  ios 4.2 and above. You can also share the news stories over the social network like Twitter,Facebook and even email it. You can customize the appearance, background and font of the app. Some countries have their own local newspaper, radio, TV channel and magazine apps to give stories on that particular region, the ones worth to mention.

ABC News

ABC free News apps offers localized news, videos, pictures and weather updates with the help of reliable ABC associates all over U.S. It comes with save features for viewing stories offline in “My favorites”.

USA TODAY for iPhone

Read all the reports from top U.S newspapers, latest headlines, news on sports, money, weather, celebrities, Technology with videos and pictures. This app is free.


This free app meant for those who want to catch up with latest news from all fields of Sweden including sports and entertainment through local sites and newspapers.


This free popular App is for those interested in local news with pictures from Singapore available for download with other features.

Added to this there is another app related to news from Singapore called The Straits Times, this app too gives you the news of  latest local published newspaper edition on weather, stocks along with photos with Subscription options.

Maclean’s Magazine

This Canadian national magazine has come up with free app that covers news from all the national and international content on politics, business and culture along with analytic with videos and photos features.

The Times of India

This free app comes from the highly prestigious newspaper from India bringing to you personalized news updates ranging from all aspects from national , international new to sport, lifestyle, entertainment covering 31 cities that can also be shared along with photos.

The other worth to be mentioned here is India News, this free app brings news feeds from major newspapers and websites of India on any type of topic.


Get breaking news from South Africa and world over from its leading digital news media ranging from business, entertainment, sports, to lifestyle.

Rhode Island Public Radio

Public news radio of Rhode Island (NPR) free App provides local latest Rhode Island, health, education broadcasting on 88.1 FM,91.5 FM, 102.7 FM.


A free local TV channel App bringing news of weather, sports coverage from Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville (places from US) with doppler radar images.

These were examples of some of the main apps that keep you informed about your town, county’s news updates. You can go to the online apple iTune  app store, by following the given address,and click the link News from the given choices to get more news apps of your choice.

Note : To get apps of your own particular country you just need to replace the abbreviation  like instead of us  for USA type in for INDIA in the above mentioned link.

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