27 votes

Reuters removes RSS feeds

Tags: rss, reuters

So I went onto my RSS feed app and reloaded to get some news. I am greeted by this atrocity.

Clicking it takes me to http://www.hvper.com/, not any real article, so I can't find the item I wanted to read easily. Even if I could find it, the site requires an account to view articles in "breaking news".

Fuck you Reuters. Switching to AP for my news now.

Edit: I have contacted their support and will update when they respond with some sort of statement

Edit2: Still no update from support, but none of the feeds give hvper stuff anymore, they just don't work. I'd rather it shut down than get taken over by that.

Edit3:
Reuters response:

Hello,

Thank you for reaching out. Please be informed that we've already discontinued RSS Feed on Reuters.com. If you require the service, we suggest that you contact our Sales Team on the link provided below:

https://agency.reuters.com/en/contact-us.html

Kind regards,

The Reuters.com Team

11 comments

  1. [2]
    joplin
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    I don't know if this will help, but according to this article you can use Google News RSS to get back the reuters feed: They claim this is a link to the Reuters RSS in English:...

    I don't know if this will help, but according to this article you can use Google News RSS to get back the reuters feed:

    I’ve been reverse-engineering Google News RSS’s querying features for the past few months of my spare time. In this article, I describe how you can make Google News RSS display only the latest Reuters articles.

    They claim this is a link to the Reuters RSS in English:

    https://news.google.com/rss/search?q=when:24h+allinurl:reuters.com&ceid=US:en&hl=en-US&gl=US

    10 votes
  2. Silbern
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    Does AP have an RSS feed? I remember them having one a few years back, but it seems to have disappeared. Dark times for us RSS fans...

    Does AP have an RSS feed? I remember them having one a few years back, but it seems to have disappeared. Dark times for us RSS fans...

    6 votes
  3. [4]
    smores
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    Oh man, thanks for pointing this out, I just checked and I haven’t gotten any new Reuters articles in my feed since yesterday :( that sucks! I’ve become more and more reliant on RSS for...

    Oh man, thanks for pointing this out, I just checked and I haven’t gotten any new Reuters articles in my feed since yesterday :( that sucks!

    I’ve become more and more reliant on RSS for subscriptions over the last year or so, but I’m always vaguely anxious that everyone’s going to just... stop supporting it. I really hope this isn’t the beginning of that!

    5 votes
    1. [4]
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      1. [3]
        smores
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        It looks like I’ve gotten nothing at all. I’m using the http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/TopNews/ feed. The last headlong I got was “Trump unfit to be U.S. president, Democrat Pelosi, conservative...

        It looks like I’ve gotten nothing at all. I’m using the http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/TopNews/ feed. The last headlong I got was “Trump unfit to be U.S. president, Democrat Pelosi, conservative Bolton agree” from Thursday

        4 votes
        1. [3]
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          1. [2]
            mftrhu
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            Weird. I get a flat-out "Server not found" from everything on the feeds.reuters.com domain, both when trying to connect from Italy and when using a VPS in the US.

            Weird. I get a flat-out "Server not found" from everything on the feeds.reuters.com domain, both when trying to connect from Italy and when using a VPS in the US.

            5 votes
            1. madjo
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              Same here. None of the links work for me.

              Same here. None of the links work for me.

              3 votes
  4. [3]
    Deimos
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    I don't see any RSS feeds on Reuters at all (which would make sense if it was removed). What's the url of the RSS feed you're using for it?

    I don't see any RSS feeds on Reuters at all (which would make sense if it was removed). What's the url of the RSS feed you're using for it?

    4 votes
    1. [3]
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      1. [2]
        cfabbro
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        Dunno if this says anything, but when you click on the RSS logo at the bottom of the page here: https://newslink.reuters.com/join/subscribe It now leads to a 'Page Not Found' at...

        Dunno if this says anything, but when you click on the RSS logo at the bottom of the page here:
        https://newslink.reuters.com/join/subscribe

        It now leads to a 'Page Not Found' at https://www.reuters.com/tools/rss

        So maybe they have killed the service, since according to waybackmachine it used to look like this:
        https://web.archive.org/web/20191026030047/https://www.reuters.com/tools/rss

        But on Oct 30th, 2019 they appear to have deleted it:
        https://web.archive.org/web/20191030073653/https://www.reuters.com/tools/rss

        4 votes
        1. [2]
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          1. cfabbro
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            Yeah, unfortunately they appear to have just quietly sunsetted it. I can't find any mention of it in their Press Blog: https://www.reuters.com/news/archive/rpb

            Yeah, unfortunately they appear to have just quietly sunsetted it. I can't find any mention of it in their Press Blog:
            https://www.reuters.com/news/archive/rpb

            4 votes
  5. tomf
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    That sucks. You can always use something like https://feed43.com to build a feed.

    That sucks. You can always use something like https://feed43.com to build a feed.

    4 votes