The Independent

The Independent


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Free from political bias, The Independent newspaper is proud to live up to its name. With our Android app all stories are available to read and share for free, with issues of the print newspaper available on screen with a subscription.

The Independent Android app presents our latest content in a clear and informative layout, making it simple to navigate, read and share the latest stories, whether or not you are connected to the internet.

The following features are all in the FREE area of the app:
● Latest news, comment, features and sport: Updated throughout the day to ensure you can easily follow breaking stories
● Videos: Our new video gallery provides clips of the latest news and viral videos
● Puzzles: Tackle your favourite crosswords, sudokus and codewords directly in the app
● Weather: Up-to-date forecasts for the whole of the UK
● Social: Share your favourite stories with your social network

In the premium area of the app:
● E-editions: For a small subscription fee (below), read the pages of the latest edition of the newspaper, plus a 30-day archive, including every supplement, exactly as they were printed.
One-month subscription at £13
One-year subscription at £150

Subscription payments will be charged to your Google Play account. The subscription will auto-renew within 24 hours of the current subscription expiring. Auto-renewing subscriptions can be managed via Account Settings, allowing them to be turned off.

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Comments and ratings for The Independent
  • (45 stars)

    by Tadhgh Dineen on 12/05/2015

    Apart from frequent freezes..small number of's ok I suppose...could be vastly improved

  • (45 stars)

    by antonio ravo on 12/05/2015

    This app doesn't even open it keeps crashing

  • (45 stars)

    by Jean Oades on 12/05/2015

    Can not receive always asks to force close each time i try to open app.

  • (45 stars)

    by John Bruce on 12/05/2015

    What's gone wrong

  • (45 stars)

    by fiachraburke on 11/05/2015

    Crashes often and offline download takes over 10 minutes on 100mb/s network

  • (45 stars)

    by David Bowdler on 11/05/2015

    Very good app thanks

  • (45 stars)

    by M Dillon on 10/05/2015

    Error message every time I try to open it. Have uninstalled and reinstalled, still does n't work.

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