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Why use newspapers?
Newspapers can give you a snapshot of events and opinions at a given time.
Historical collections of newspapers can be particularly useful for finding contemporary responses to historical events or contemporary reviews of publications.
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Current and Recent News
If you're looking for current or recent news, the best place to start is European Newsstream. You can also access UK newspapers from the news section of Lexis Library, with coverage going back approximately 20 years.
European Newsstream This link opens in a new window
Searchable collection of full text articles from national, regional and european newspapers.
Lexis+ UK This link opens in a new window
Full text access to cases, legislation, Halsbury's Laws, legal journals and UK newspapers, some from 1984.
UKPressOnline: Daily Mirror This link opens in a new window
Online research facility featuring as-published pages from the Daily Mirror, 1903 onwards.