You can personalise Google News by creating new sections for your favourite topics, mixing and matching existing standard sections from language and regional editions, adding local sections where available or reorganising your Google News homepage.
If you are logged in to your Google account whilst browsing Google News, changes to your personalisation settings on your desktop computer will be reflected on your tablet and mobile devices (and vice versa). If you don't have a Google Account yet, you can create one now.
Nexus and iPad tablets
To personalise your Google News experience on Nexus and iPad tablets, swipe to the Personalisation section, which is located to the left of the Top stories section. There, you'll find these options:
Add a custom section. Enter the keyword(s) you'd like to use to create your custom section, then click Add section.
Delete a section. Click on the bin icon next to the section(s) you would like to delete.
Adjust a source. If you are signed in to your Google Account, you can also adjust sources. To adjust a source, type its name into the text box, click Add and drag the slider to your desired setting.
If you don’t want to see personalised news, you can:
Turn off your personalisation settings. To do so, scroll to the bottom of the Personalisation section, then click Reset.
Android, iPhone and Palm Pre phones
To personalise your Google News front page on your iPhone, click on the Jump to button at the top of the page, then Customise this page. Alternatively, you can scroll to the bottom of the screen to the Customise this page section.
To add new sections, click Add section. There, you'll find these options:
Add a custom section. Enter the keyword(s) you'd like to use to create your custom section, click the Advanced link to select the language of your choice from the Language drop-down menu, then click the "Add section" button.
Add a local section. Enter the city, county or postcode you'd like to use to create your local section and click the "Add section" button.
Add a standard section from another edition or language. Select the country edition of your choice and the standard section that you'd like to add, then click the "Add section" button.
Re-order custom and standard sections. Click the up and down arrows next to each section to adjust the ordering. The Top stories section will always be listed at the top of your Google News homepage.
Add a recommended section. Click the "Add section" button to save your recommended section.
Delete section. For each section you would like to delete, click Hide for standard sections and Delete for custom sections.
To re-add a hidden section. Click Show next to the hidden section
To save your personalisation settings, click Save layout at the bottom of the screen.
To delete sections or adjust their ordering, click Personalise edition. There, you'll find these options:
If you don't want to see personalised news, you can:
Turn off your personalisation settings by clicking on the Jump to button at the top of the page, then Customise this page. On the next page, click Personalise edition. Scroll to the bottom and click Reset page to default.
For more information on personalisation, go to Personalization basics.