The Independent

The Independent

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This is the free official App for users who take their news seriously - from The Independent and Independent on Sunday, titles that are internationally renowned for the standard of their analysis.
Read articles and view the photographs on the go. The App has been created so you can continue reading offline, even when your mobile signal is intermittent or not available.

Downloading the 150-plus stories that the Independent publishes on the App every day takes about a minute on a Wi-Fi connection and a few minutes on a normal mobile connection. Stories can be read whilst you are downloading.

Features include:
•All the key articles from The Independent updated regularly throughout the day including UK and World News, Sport (including a strong Football section), Business, Opinion, Travel, Arts and Entertainment and Life & Style.
•Full article and picture download (including galleries), allowing offline browsing when fully downloaded. No frustrating waiting for links to pages when you don’t have a signal.
•Save articles to read later
•Share articles through email, Facebook and Twitter

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Recently changed in this version

- 4x1 widget returns
- Swiping between subsections supported
- Added "Font Size" setting
- Added "Customize Content" option for reording your news tabs
- Improved speed

Comments and ratings for The Independent
  • (66 stars)

    by Robert Robertson on 19/04/2014

    On my LG G2 mobile the comments section doesn't work at all but shows an error from Disqus, the company managing the comment feature. Videos just display a frozen frame of the video while the sound continues.

  • (66 stars)

    by Keith Ratcliff on 19/04/2014

    Great free content

  • (66 stars)

    by Alex Blok on 19/04/2014

    As others have reported, just get weird pixilated Disqus background and an error message.

  • (66 stars)

    by Adão Santos on 18/04/2014


  • (66 stars)

    by Charles MacLeod on 17/04/2014

    Everything is so easy apart from viewing picture s

  • (66 stars)

    by Steve Lees on 16/04/2014

    A way to go yet. Comments never work.

  • (66 stars)

    by Simon Garrad on 16/04/2014

    You ruined Game of Thrones on me with no spoiler alert!