RTL.de: News, Stories & Videos

26.5K reviews
Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this app

Breaking news, the most important news and stories of the day and insider information about your favorite shows straight to your smartphone.


We inform you about the most important news and events in Germany and the world. Our reporters are on site and offer you exclusive news, background information and analysis. Our stories and videos are very close to life and ensure that you have a say.


Politics & business, VIPs & fashion, weather, technology & sport - we tell you and explain the most important news of the day to you at eye level. You will also find advice topics from the areas of lifestyle, family, love, life & health, as well as consumer & service news about money, finances, knowledge, careers, jobs, education, weather & travel. Use our topic and people pages and get background information at a glance - up to date and compact. Stay better informed about the news from your city: You'll be the first to find out what's happening in your area thanks to our regional news!


The RTL News app differs significantly from other news portals in terms of language, content and appearance. We tell the stories in such a way that they grab you immediately! Exciting podcasts and exclusive videos in full-screen mode ensure a multimedia experience. In our video center you will find important announcements and the day's headlines presented in multimedia format.


The latest news is always at your fingertips on your cell phone - be informed immediately about breaking news anytime and anywhere. With the RTL News app you will no longer miss any information. With our free news app you always have today's most important news, the latest news and breaking news with you! You can find our push notifications on current news topics clearly in our news ticker.


In the RTL News app you will find background articles on all programs on RTL and TVNOW from A-Z: From Are You The One?, Bachelor in Paradise & Bauer sucht Frau, The Summer House of the Stars, Das Supertalent, The Bachelor, Princess & Prince Charming , Temptation Island & DSDS through to The Bachelorette, Jungle Camp (I'm a Star - Get Me Out of Here!), Let's Dance, Love Island, Ninja Warrior, Wanted Daughter-in-Law, Lego Masters & Who Wants to Be a Millionaire are all the important program information about the big ones TV shows present in our app. Would you like to know what happens next with the soaps? For series junkies, we offer an exclusive preview of, among others, Alarm for Cobra 11, Everything that counts, The Teacher & GZSZ. You can also find further information about our magazines such as Guten Morgen Deutschland & Punkt 12 in our app.


You can find the latest sports news, analyzes and background information on the Bundesliga, international matches and the Europa League in our news app, as well as current information on Formula 1, boxing and other national and international sports events. In addition to the news of the day, thanks to our sports ticker you always have an overview of the current live results for all important sports events. Emotions up close: Through exclusive videos, photos and interviews, you are right in the middle of it instead of just there.

We look forward to your feedback and suggestions by email to android-app@rtl.de.
RTL viewer phone: 0221 – 46708558 (0.14 EUR/min. from all landline and mobile networks) (Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

RTL interactive GmbH
Managing directors
Matthias Dang, Stephan Schäfer
Picassoplatz 1
50679 Cologne
Telephone: +49(0) 221-45660
Cologne District Court, HRB 107664/ VAT ID: DE 815 851 527

Responsible for the content in accordance with Section 18 Paragraph 2 MStV: Matthias Dang, Stephan Schäfer
Youth protection officer: daniela.hansjosten@rtl.de (questions/feedback about youth protection)
Updated on
May 27, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

24.5K reviews
Kai Sainio
July 6, 2024
Nothing but ads and links to paid services
RTL interactive GmbH
July 9, 2024
Lieber Kai, damit unsere Journalist:innen & Reporter:innen von RTL.de dich zu den wichtigsten Ereignissen in Deutschland & der Welt informieren können, sind wir auf Werbeeinnahmen angewiesen. Wir danken für dein Verständnis und hoffen, dich auch weiterhin als treuen RTL.de Nutzer halten zu können. Dein RTL.de Team
Musdu Legen
April 28, 2022
Unfortunately it is not possible to opt out all third party spys eh.... I mean third party "interests". :(
RTL interactive GmbH
May 12, 2022
Liebe:r Nutzer:in, die Abfrage zur Cookie-Einwilligung ist EU-Gesetz und dient der Transparenz. Bestimmte grundlegende Verwendungszwecke sind notwendig, damit unsere App funktioniert und wir unseren Service erbringen können. Dein RTL News Team
sharon chichima
May 8, 2021
Geht noch🤗👍🏾👍🏾
RTL interactive GmbH
May 11, 2021
Lieber Nutzer, vielen Dank für dein positives Feedback. Was können wir in deinen Augen denn noch verbessern, um auch den 5. Stern zu verdienen? Dein RTL.de Team

What's new

Die neue Version umfasst Fehlerbehebungen und Performance Optimierungen.

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