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Newspaper databases

For more powerful search and browse options you can also search in our specialist newspaper databases.

Current UK and International Newspapers

Extensive online access to current and archived newspapers from across the UK and rest of the world is available through Gale OneFile: News.

This includes leading UK titles such as The Times, Guardian and Daily Telegraph, plus a range of leading international publications such as New York Times, The Washington Post and The Times of India.

Financial Times

ARU has a subscription to the Financial Times.
To access the subscription, follow this special link and register: Financial Times

Historical Newspapers

Gale Primary Sources includes the following collections:
  • 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers: digitised versions of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) which represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media
  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers: contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers, representing different political and cultural segments of 19th century British society
  • Times Digital Archive, 1785-2019: online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times newspaper.

International Newspapers

Many international newspapers are freely available on the Internet. To find newspapers from a particular country, you can use

Global Newstream - time-limited access to July 2023.

Provides comprehensive full-text coverage of news resources from around the world, including newspapers, newswires, TV/radio transcripts, podcasts, blogs and digital only websites. Offers good quality structured search facilities and option to download results sets. We have temporary access to this product through to July 2023.
Page Last Reviewed: 6th December 2022 by Graham Fennell.