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Get alerts and read the news

Subscribe to RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds to get news delivered directly to your desktop or phone. You will need a news reader to read the feeds you are subscribed to. There are browser based readers (such as Feedly and Newsblur) and software based readers for which you will have to download an app. If you find a RSS feed you like, subscribe by copying the link to that feed in your reader. You will find the RSS link by clicking on the words 'XML,' 'RSS,' or the  symbol.

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Listen to the news

Give your eyes some rest and listen to podcasts to get the latest news or more in-depth coverage. You can listen to podcasts in your browser or download them to listen to later.

Some interesting podcasts are:

  • The New York Times' The Daily (20 min.) Daily podcast that delves deeper into a major topic of the day,
  • CBS' World News Roundup (7 min.) Complete coverage of the day's news.
  • NPO's De Dag (20 min.) Daily podcast with the Dutch talk-of-the-day.
  • BBC Global News podcast (30 min.) The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends. Want more in-depth coverage? The Inquiry (23 min.) goes beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world. Updated weekly.