Top APIs for getting the Latest Global News

Fri Dec 10 2021

3 min read

If you are creating a news-related application, or want to display news to increase the value of your existing project, then these are the best news APIs for you.

Bing News Search API allows developers to integrate Bing's news search in their applications. It offers features to search and discover news based on keywords and categories.

It returns the responses in JSON format which includes title, URL, image, provider, and date of the news article. The news can be sorted and filtered based on category and region. You can also retrieve general, trending, or related news.

  • Popularity: 9.8/10
  • Latency: 385ms
  • Service Level: 100%
  • It offers free and premium plans

Contextual Web Search API offers an AI-powered searching solution for the latest and trending news. It is based on independent web search engines which return news entirely from scratch, without collecting any user's data.

It can get news articles that are trending on the web and social networks in a specific region or any news matching a given query.

  • Popularity: 9.8/10
  • Latency: 1302ms
  • Service Level: 100%
  • It offers a free plan with overage fees

3. Newscatcher

Newscatcher is an extensive API that covers a wide range of news information. Developers can integrate it to search news articles by any topic, country, language, website, or keyword.

A notable feature of this API is its multilanguage support, offering support for over ten languages. It is also documented very well, making it easy to integrate.

  • Popularity: 9.8/10
  • Latency: 972ms
  • Service Level: 100%
  • It offers free and premium plans

4. Connexun News

Connexun News covers a large number of news sources and offers worldwide or countrywide news. You can get world trending news or lookup news related to a keyword.

It also offers multi-language support and local news of a given country.

  • Popularity: 8.8/10
  • Latency: 861ms
  • Service Level: 98%
  • It offers free and premium plans with overage fees

5. CNBC by API Dojo

CNBC by API Dojo focuses on business news and allows developers to integrate business market information in their finance applications. It covers trending news, stock prices, stock earnings, Priceline charts, and other business-related information.

  • Popularity: 9.5/10
  • Latency: 1365ms
  • Service Level: 100%
  • It offers free and premium plans

6. Cryptocurrency Markets

Cryptocurrency Markets API serves Cryptocurrency related news aggregated from multiple sources. You can discover the latest news related to a given cryptocurrency and sort them by time.

The API also supports pagination and is very easy to integrate. We created a crypto news app using this API and wrote a guide on how to do it. You can check it out if you are interested.

  • Popularity: 9.7/10
  • Latency: 1211ms
  • Service Level: 100%
  • It offers free and premium plans.