- 1Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events: I’ve got some good news for youMore example sentences
- She's been saying this for a few weeks, not just since the recent news story.
- The site will also feature an hour-by-hour weblog of campaign events and news stories.
- As a result, concerned citizens do not receive timely news about political issues that they want.
- 1.1 (the news) A broadcast or published report of news: he was back in the news againMore example sentences
- There's a story in the news reporting that Oxford Street may get a pedestrian fast lane.
- Issues about or affecting teenagers are regularly in the news, but we seldom hear what they have to say.
- The evil ones are not afraid of officials, they are only afraid of being reported in the news.
- 1.2 (news to) • informal Information not previously known to someone: this was hardly news to herMore example sentences
- This is hardly news to anyone who has watched this programme's seven-year meltdown.
- Really, that's news to me.
- 1.3A person or thing considered interesting enough to be reported in the news: Chanel became the hottest news in fashionMore example sentences
- We know that fashion isn't real news, unless a company buys one of its rivals.
- In any event they are big sums, and like big names, they are always news.E2.0.CO%3B2-K
- Become a story in the news: stolen babies make newsMore example sentences
- They taught students how to find news, what makes news and how an editor chooses the front-page story, as well as describing some of the newspaper's most successful campaigns.
- But first, these are the stories making news right now.
- We'll get to that in a moment, but, first, we look at some of the headlines and other stories making news this hour.
no news is good news
- • proverb Without information to the contrary you can assume that all is well.More example sentences
- There is nothing to suggest anything untoward has happened, so we just have to assume that no news is good news.
- Sometimes we think that maybe no news is good news but if it carries on any longer the doubts will certainly become stronger.
- I haven't heard from him since he went two-and-a-half weeks ago, but no news is good news.
late Middle English: plural of new, translating Old French noveles or medieval Latin nova 'new things'.