1 new information
brilliant (BrE, informal), excellent, fantastic, good, great, happy, marvellous/marvelous (esp. BrE), terrific, tremendous (esp. BrE), welcome, wonderful

The good news is that we've all been given an extra day's leave.

Great news! We've bought the house.

encouraging, positive
awful, bad, devastating, disappointing, grim, sad, terrible, tragic, unwelcome
disturbing, shock (BrE), shocking
big, dramatic, important, major (esp. AmE), momentous (esp. BrE)
breaking, hot, late, latest, recent

Some late news has just come in.

exciting, interesting
front-page, headline

It was front-page news at the time.

domestic, local, national, regional
foreign, international
business, City (BrE), economic, financial
football, etc.
shipping (AmE) (shipping forecast in BrE)
bit, item, piece

We've had a bit of good news.

catch, get, have, hear, learn, receive

You can catch all the latest news on our website.

Have you heard the latest news?

catch up on

I want to catch up on all your news.


I follow food industry news fairly closely.

announce, break, bring (sb), convey, deliver, give sb, relay, reveal, tell sb

The police had to break the news to the boy's parents.


The company refused to confirm the news.

share, spread

He shared his good news with everyone else in the office.

She ran from office to office, spreading the news.

print, publish

News of their engagement was leaked to the press.


The actor's family released news of his death last night.


The news was posted on the band's website.

bury, suppress

Drug companies tend to bury news of drug failures.


I don't really have any news to report.

carry, cover

‘The Daily Nation’ carried news of the event.

gather, get

It's the reporter's job to go out and gather news.

await, expect, wait for

They are waiting for news of their relatives.


He took a moment to digest the unbelievable news.

greet, react to, welcome

The news was greeted with astonishment.


Mrs Trowsdale will be celebrating the news with her family.

hit, make

It was a very minor incident and barely made the news.


California's energy crisis dominated the news.

come, come in, come through

News is coming in of a large fire in central London.

break, emerge, leak out

The news broke while we were away.

arrive, reach sb
filter through (sth)
spread, travel

The news spread like wildfire.

broadcast, bulletin, flash, programme/program, show

The schedules were interrupted for a news flash.

article, clip, exclusive (esp. BrE), footage, headlines, item, release, report, round-up, story, update

a downloadable news digest


News coverage of the fighting was extremely biased.


He gave his first news briefing since being appointed.

(see also news conference)
agency, organization, outlet, service
desk, room
channel, network, station

Every news channel covered the story.

anchor (esp. AmE), broadcaster, crew (esp. AmE), editor, journalist, presenter, reporter
junkie (informal)

If you're a news junkie, you can get updates mailed to you.

alert, ticker

You can get news alerts through your cellphone.

at the news

She went completely to pieces at the news of his death.

in the news

She's been in the news a lot lately.

with the news

Joan came in with the news that a pay rise had been agreed.

news about

I'm not interested in news about celebrities.

news from

And now with news from the Games, over to our Olympic correspondent.

news of

news of fresh killings

news on

Is there any news on the car bomb attack?

news to

It was news to me that they were married.

2 the news on TV or radio
radio, television, TV
evening, lunchtime (BrE)
ten o'clock, etc.
prime-time (esp. AmE)
local, national
hear, listen to, see, watch
turn on

The news is read by Katie Daly.

in the news

Our school was mentioned in the news.

on the news

I heard it on the evening news.

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