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What's New

Version 7.5

- Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
48.7K Ratings
48.7K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Beautifully designed and easy to navigate, this app from the award-winning newspaper delivers the intelligent stories and thought-provoking analysis that the periodical has been known for since it launched way back in 1821. From insight into the evolving pop-culture scene to the latest breaking news, The Guardian provides incisive coverage in a thoroughly modern format through captivating photo essays, thoughtful op-eds, essential sports reports and even interactive crossword puzzles.


Get off the phone Dad

I used to try buying the Guardian about 2 or 3 times a week but it seems more difficult to find a copy after 11am at any of the 4 shops I frequent- so- i end up reading it more and more on my iPhone - at least it has a reasonable size screen or it would be painful. Never as nice as the feel of a proper newsprint wall of peace-(jest) No seriously, there seems more articles, more things to be noticed in passing on paper, Sudoku, big pictures and asterisked articles that are easy to leave for wife or son to read. Spend too long on the phone and I'm lumped in with endless YouTube/Facebook/game-players and diminish my right to get the son off the phone at 8.30. Obviously it must be a little cheaper for the Guardian to output digitally- its the news, in depth analysis and challenging ideas i like whether paper or digital but i do think navigating around the digital needs to improved. When following a news thread the date of the older articles needs to be slightly more visible. Following a thread needs more possibilities like a contextual search. What a dynamic tool it could be!


Good newspaper but poor moderation

The guardian broke some massive stories in recent years such Snowdon papers. It does have a good range of articles in its comments pages. However it does feel at time like its trying a bit hard to be London yoga crowd pleasers in its lifestyle stuff. However the thing that bugs me the most is the very poor moderators. In comments pages a very poorly and inconsistent policed. Certain comments issues such as Israel/ Palestine as just bizarrely censured. Careful and balance criticism are deleted but factually inaccurate and angry almost aggressive criticism left up. I would like to say it was just or once or twice I’ve seen it but happens time and again. It’s not even stuff that could be libellous. You cant say it has a bias pro or against it is just totally inconsistent even minute to minute on the same article. You have one comment unfairly deleted the find you can’t comment on the article again even if it’s a completely different point. It has also happened to a couple of my friends on different topics. None were making unpleasant/ nasty or factual dodgy comments. They either should just close the comments or at least have some quality control on their dreadful moderators.


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Guardian News & Media Ltd
128.3 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
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