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App highlights:
• Top stories: the latest news analysis combined with highlights from the weekly issue
• Economist The World in Brief: a short morning briefing on the day’s global news
• The Economist weekly edition: full access to the weekly version of The Economist newspaper
• The audio version of the weekly edition to listen to on the go
• A selection of our podcasts, including The Intelligence, a daily burst of illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents

App features:
• A morning briefing on the day ahead
• Timely analysis of the world’s biggest news stories, updated by the end of the day
• The weekly edition available from 9 pm every Thursday evening London time
• Audio versions of the weekly edition read by professional broadcasters
• Reading times highlighted on each article
• Bookmarks to save articles for later or create personal reading lists

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About this version (3.9.0)

This release contains various bug fixes and improvements.

Other versions

3.8.1 released on 03 May 2022 (583 days ago)
3.6.1 released on 04 April 2022 (612 days ago)
3.4.2 released on 18 February 2022 (657 days ago)
3.3.0 released on 03 February 2022 (672 days ago)
3.2.0 released on 10 November 2021 (757 days ago)
3.1.0 released on 25 October 2021 (773 days ago)
3.0.12 released on 21 September 2021 (807 days ago)
3.0.11 released on 02 September 2021 (826 days ago)
3.0.9 released on 17 August 2021 (842 days ago)
3.0.10 released on 17 August 2021 (842 days ago)
3.0.8 released on 05 July 2021 (885 days ago)
3.0.7 released on 15 June 2021 (905 days ago)
3.0.6 released on 01 June 2021 (919 days ago)
3.0.3-main-70897 released on 12 May 2021 (939 days ago)
2.30.2-head-40927 released on 04 December 2020 (1098 days ago)
2.30.1-head-39033 released on 25 November 2020 (1107 days ago)
2.29.0-head-35214 released on 03 November 2020 (1129 days ago)
2.28.1-head-30622 released on 15 October 2020 (1148 days ago)
2.27.2-head-27158 released on 30 September 2020 (1163 days ago)
2.26.2-head-21167 released on 02 September 2020 (1191 days ago)
2.26.0-head-18951 released on 19 August 2020 (1205 days ago)
2.24.0-head-15699 released on 05 August 2020 (1219 days ago)
2.25.0-head-17256 released on 05 August 2020 (1219 days ago)

Details and Recent Ratings

Size: 0 MB
Version: 3.9.0 by The Economist Newspaper
Updated: 19 May 2022 (567 days ago)
Released: 02 December 2019
Installations: more than 500 000
5 Stars: 35439
4 Stars: 5246
3 Stars: 742
2 Stars: 246
1 Star: 813

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