The Local

Contains adsIn-app purchases
3.6
329 reviews
50K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

The Local provides all the latest news and practical advice for international residents and visitors in nine European countries.

Available for Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Updated on
Nov 20, 2023

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Data is encrypted in transit
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Ratings and reviews

3.6
322 reviews
Richard De Francesco
July 16, 2022
Technically, the app works but you can only find limited recent stories arranged by date. At times, there are several news headline categories IF the you can find the categories in setting. Sometimes, the categories can be found in settings but like today, it's nonexistent. My biggest complaint is the lack of being able to search the data base for specific stories previously posted or even a general word search.
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Todor Todorov
December 20, 2023
I was happy with The Local last year, but somehow this year the app is a frustrating reading experience due to the constant article refresh when I switch apps, even if by mistake for 1 second. Also notification settings really don't work. Not to mention I miss getting newsletters for the major news and daily recap. For those reasons I am reluctant to renew my subscription as I feel the brand is getting abandoned
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Woolly Wormhead
June 30, 2023
When the new website launched with a font that hurt my eyes, I had to give up on The Local - it's a shame they didn't do more accessibility testing. Then I remembered the app. Which is far easier on my eyes! Unfortunately there's not the same range of articles within the app as the website, but better than nothing. 30/6/2023 - I was really excited to see that more articles would be available on the app! Only they've rolled it out with the same font. And no dark mode or accessibility options :(
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What's new

- Notification bug fixes