The Library has a comprehensive collection of contemporary and historical newspapers available.


Contemporary newspapers

Nexis – Provides news content from a range of UK national and regional newspapers, international and foreign language news sources.

UK Press Online – Content includes: Daily Express (1900-present); Daily Star (2000-present); Daily Star Sunday (2002-present); Daily Worker (1930-1955); Morning Star (1997-present); Sunday Express (2000-present).

Economist – Online subscription covers unlimited access to all articles at

Financial Times ( – Online edition and access to the ePaper, an exact digital replica of different editions of the printed newspaper (eg UK, Asia, USA).

London Review of Books

Times Higher Education – Unlimited access to THE content online.

Newspaper archives

Gale Primary Sources:

Proquest Historical Newspapers:

Irish Newspaper Archives – Offers electronic versions of Irish newspapers from the 1700s to the present.

Independent Voices – A digital collection of alternative press newspapers.

For further archives containing newspaper content, please visit History subject guide.

Foreign language newspapers

Asahi News Database / 朝日新聞クロスサーチ

Chinese Newspapers Collection, 1832-1953

Chosun Ilbo / 조선일보, 1920 to present

Delpher (Dutch)

Dong-A Ilbo /동아일보, 1920 to present

Gallica (French)

Japan Times Digital Archive, 1897-2019

Korea Times, 1956-2016

Korean Newspaper Archives / 대한민국 신문 아카이브

Naver News Library / NAVER 뉴스라이브러리

People’s Daily archive 1946-2012 人民日报 

The Seoul Press, 1907-1937 

South China Morning Post‎, 1903-2001

Japanese newspapers available in the Library

Microfilm newspapers

We hold a range of newspaper archives on microfilm in Western Bank Library. If you wish to consult a newspaper on microfilm, please email to make an appointment.

List of microfilm newspapers

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