Meaning of NEWS in English



BAD : The news are never very good nowadays.

GOOD : The news is never very good nowadays.

BAD : I'm looking forward to hearing a good news from you.

GOOD : I'm looking forward to hearing some good news from you.


News is an uncountable noun: 'Why do Clive's letters never contain any news?' 'There's one piece of news that I'm sure will interest you.'

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