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The Economist for iPhone (Europe)

By The Economist

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• Our app is free to download
• Read or listen to a selection of must-read articles chosen each week by Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist
• Subscribers enjoy full access to each week’s issues and analysis

A smart guide to the forces that shape the future, readers access an essential global briefing on business, finance, economics, science, current affairs, technology and the arts from The Economist each week.

• Read or listen to each week’s full issue from Thursday 4pm EST/ 9pm GMT. Read or listen to each week’s full issue every Thursday, before it hits newsstands.
• Pre-download The Economist and enjoy offline reading anytime, anywhere.
• Seamlessly move between our reader and audio features.
• Store and access back issues.
• If you are a registered reader, you may purchase single issues using in-app purchase.
• Subscribe within the app and get full access to and The Economist apps.

• Purchase a quarterly subscription to the full edition for EUR €69.99 or an annual subscription for EUR €222.99.
• Subscribe annually, quarterly or buy a single issue. You will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
• Payment is charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of purchase.
• Annual and quarterly subscriptions automatically renew. You can manage auto-renew of your subscription from your iTunes account settings at any time, but must be turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period to avoid being charged again.
• The app may offer a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Visit for more information.
• Full terms of use can be found at

Simply search for The Economist in the App Store to download the app for free.

Please note that this app requires iOS 8.0 and above. We recommend you update to the latest version of iOS to receive the best possible experience.

What's New in Version 4.0.8

This is a major update, in which the app has been moved on to a new technical platform. This has allowed us to add:

* Search. You can now search within a particular issue.
* Streaming audio. Audio is now streamed when you press play, and you don’t have to wait for it to download fully.
* Improved downloads. A new download service means downloads are less likely to fail.
* Look and feel. Fonts and style has been updated.

Because of moving to a new platform, the following will be lost when updating:

* Bookmarks. Bookmarks will not be retained when updating the app.
* Downloaded issues. Issues downloaded with the old version are not compatible with the new version of the app. These will need to be re-downloaded after the app is updated.
* Apple Watch. The Apple Watch app has been removed.

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The Economist for iPhone (Europe)
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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 4.0.8
  • Size: 19.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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