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News resources

Find out about the online news collections available at LSE Library.

Many newspaper websites offer free access, but we provide additional access to searchable archives through the following subscription services. 

Current news

  • Nexis  - contains the full text of a large number of UK and foreign newspapers from 1980 onwards. Updated daily.
  • Factiva  - has extensive English language and foreign coverage content. Emphasis upon business and trade news.
  • FT.com  - register with your LSE credentials and benefit from our institutional access.
  • BoB National (Box of Broadcasts) - catch up on news from TV and radio.

Historical news

Foreign news

Recent editions of foreign newspapers can be accessed through Nexis and Factiva.

Other resources include:

  • Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press - abstracts of newspaper stories translated from approximately 2001 onwards.
  • Mideastwire.com - English translations and summaries of Middle Eastern news stories.
  • Eastview Russian Databases - over 30 influential Russian newspapers of Moscow and St. Petersburg; 80 regional newspapers; Russian Duma Publications.
  • Latin American Newsletters - provides access to the full text of a collection of newsletters providing information on recent political and economic developments in Latin America.