What Does "las Ultimas Noticias" Mean?

What Does "las Ultimas Noticias" Mean?

The Spanish phrase "las últimas noticias" translates into English as "the latest news." Because Spanish is gender oriented, and "noticias" is a feminine noun, the plural definite article "las" is in feminine form.

"Las" is a plural definite article that translates as "the" or "them." "Ultimas" is a plural feminine noun that means "latest" or "last," depending on the context. "Noticias" is also a feminine noun, and it can translate into English as "news," but it can also refer to a news broadcast. "Estaba viendo las noticias" is in English "I was watching the news." "Me dijeron la noticia" is "they told me the news" in English.