Apple launches Apple News+ in the UK
Apple launches Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience, in the UK<br/>UK Subscribers to Enjoy Personalised, Comprehensive Access to Over 150 Publications Within Apple News<br/>Apple News+, a new subscription service that brings together over 150 popular magazines and leading newspapers into a beautiful, convenient and curated experience within the Apple News app, is now available to UK readers. <a href="https://www.apple.com/apple-news/" target="_blank">Apple News+</a> presents the best and most relevant publications to meet any range of interests from renowned British publications such as The Times and The Sunday Times, Cosmopolitan UK, Elle UK, Esquire UK, FourFourTwo, Empire, Hello!, Cyclist and Grazia, as well as several US newspapers, magazines and digital outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Vox and more.
<br/>Apple News+ features richly designed layouts, animated magazine covers, vivid photography and bold typography optimised for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Subscribers can enjoy cover to cover access to their favourite magazines, which are also available for offline reading, and receive notifications when a new issue of a favourite publication is available. Apple News+ also includes collections of articles and featured issues curated by Apple News editors and personalised recommendations.
<br/>Apple News+ adds an even more expansive collection of high-quality stories to the free experience of Apple News, which is the No. 1 news app<sup>1</sup> and delivers current events coverage from trusted sources. All Apple News users in the UK, US, Canada and Australia can continue to enjoy the free news experience within the app on iPhone, iPad and Mac, including access to Top Stories, Trending Stories and a personalised feed of articles. In the Today and News+ tabs, subscribers will be presented with individual article, topic and issue recommendations based on both editorial curation and personalised suggestions that maintain user privacy.
<br/>“Apple News+ offers hundreds of the world’s most popular publications, all discoverable through personalised and curated recommendations,” said Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News. “The quality of the journalism, the beautiful photography, the stunning live covers and custom-designed articles in this collection are second to none. We think readers in the UK will be delighted with the offering, and we are proud to support the work of our newest publisher partners.”
<br/>Apple News+ subscribers can access current and past issues and individual articles from magazines and digital outlets such as Cosmopolitan UK, Cyclist, Elle UK, Empire, Esquire UK, EVO, Grazia, Heat, Hello!, House Beautiful, Men’s Health UK, Women’s Health UK, MoneyWeek, Q: The Biggest Music Magazine, FourFourTwo and popular US publications including Bloomberg Businessweek, Harper’s Bazaar, National Geographic, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Saveur, The Atlantic, The Cut and Vox.
<br/>“Apple recognises the value of our world-class journalism,” said Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News UK. “We believe this partnership benefits both sides, bringing new revenues to News UK as well as an opportunity to reach a wider audience. The Apple News+ subscription service is the next step as we evolve our digital strategy.”
<br/>“With this partnership The Times builds on its history of innovation and experimentation,” said John Witherow, editor of The Times. “We want our world-class journalism to reach as wide an audience as possible while reinforcing that quality journalism should be paid for.”
<br/><strong>Pricing and Availability</strong>
<br/>Apple News+ is available today in the UK for <strong>£9.99</strong> a month. Customers can sign up for a free one-month trial, and the plan automatically renews after the trial ends. Apple News+ in the UK is supported on iOS 12.2 or macOS 10.14.4. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share one Apple News+ subscription. Apple News+ is also available today in Australia and launched in the US and Canada in March 2019.
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