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Desktop BBC News 1.01

View the latest BBC headlines with the aid of this tool

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Desktop BBC News screenshotDesktop BBC News is a lightweight and simple application which will sit on your desktop and will display the newest BBC headlines, allowing you to always view the latest news directly on your PC. The program allows you to select which news category you want to monitor and you can click on any displayed item in order to view a summary. By clicking the "Read More" button you will be able to read the full story. You can read the stories by using your default browser or a specially-generated feed reader which is based on the IE engine.

Desktop BBC News requires the .NET Framework version 4.7 or higher to be installed on your computer.


  • The application is lightweight, friendly and simple.
  • The utility lets you choose the news categories which will be displayed.


  • The program requires the .NET Framework version 4.7 or higher.
Name Desktop BBC News
Version 1.01
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Desktop BBC News
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 4
All Time Downloads 2,043
Filename DesktopBBCNews.exe
Filesize 1.5MB
MD5 Checksum A682A27C26CB2B4BE5D3A896F4E88ECE
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

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Old Versions

Software Date Added
Desktop BBC News 1.01 August 02, 2017 - Latest Version
Desktop BBC News 0.99 January 18, 2013
Desktop BBC News 0.98 May 31, 2012
Desktop BBC News 0.97 January 28, 2010
Desktop BBC News 0.94 June 14, 2008

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