The TIMES and SUNDAY TIMES
contains Britains oldest national daily
newspaper, The Times, and its sister
paper, The Sunday Times. Both papers are
renowned for the high quality of their news and
current affairs reporting and authoritative
comment on a wide range of issues. Letters to the
Editor are included with effect from April 1991.
News agency items, extract from books, articles
by specific authors, entertainments listings,
tabular information, and articles from The
Sunday Times Magazine , are not included. The
Times is a respected source of news and
comment on UK and international issues, business,
finance, law and current affairs. It was founded
clear and accurate reporting of home and foreign
news, accompanied by in-depth features on the
major issues of the day. In addition there is
comprehensive coverage of business and finance,
the arts, health, education, sport and the media.
known as the Glasgow Herald, it is
Scotlands biggest selling quality daily
newspaper. Launched in 1783, The Herald
is the oldest national newspaper in the
English-speaking world. Three editions of The
Herald are published six days a week.
|Together with its sister
paper, The Mail on Sunday , it covers a
broad base of national and international news,
financial, consumer and specific interest topics.
Both papers have regular weekly sections, such as
|Launched by News (UK) in March
1986, was Britains first new national daily
newspaper for 10 years. It was also the first UK
tabloid newspaper to be publicly available
online. Today provides a valuable source of
general news and social comment, complementing
the heavier political, economic and
business information provided by the other UK
newspapers available through FT Profile.
|Europes leading business
newspaper, the Financial Times
is produced six days a week by some 350
editorial staff and foreign correspondents.
Primarly a paper of record, it aims to cover
everything of interest to the international
businessman. It carries news, features, special
surveys and editiorial comment, and has a name
for authoritative, apolitical reporting. Its
worldwide readership is estimated at one million.
FT Profile carries the UK final edition of the
newspaper, plus extra articles from the
International Edition published in Frankfurt.
Exclued are the largely-tagular sections on
Currency, Money and Capital Markets, World Stock
Markets and the London Stock Exchange.
|It aims to give good coverage
of social issues as well as politics and
economics. It is published six days a week, with
a circulation of 423,000. The Guardian Europe
supplement is included from January 1991. The
Guardian is a very useful source of news and
comment on a very wide range of topics. The
Guardian covers a broad range of UK and
international news. Its UK coverage is
particularly strong on social services,
education, health, local government, and local
and national politics. In addition to the above,
the Guardian file is also a key source of
information on the Third World and development
economics, civil liberties and human rights,
womens rights and minorities.
|It is one of the worlds
most distinguished periodicals, offering in-depth
coverage and analysis of politics, economics,
business, finance, science and technology. It is
produced in London, printed in England, Singapore
and the USA, and has a worldwide circulation of
more than 250,000 copies a week. The file
contains the full text of each weekly edition,
with the exception of letters to the editor.
|It was founded in 1734,
and has been renowned as the worlds leading
shipping newspaper for more than 250 years.
Lloyds List is a daily newspaper, and
covers far more than just shipping news. All
aspects of marine commerce, transport and
insurance are covered, and news items that relate
to these industries are also covered in detail.
Energy and raw materials are covered, as are the
financial markets that underpin all international
is a leading Scottish quality newspaper,
published in Edinburgh from Monday to Saturday.
The file offers access to extensive of Scottish
company, industry, social and economic issues,
covered in a level of detail not available in the
other national newspapers. In addition to the
reporting of Scottish affairs. The Scotsman also
provides coverage of new across the United
kingdom. The full text of the newspaper is taken,
with the exception of agency material,
advertisements, sports results, court circular
reports and certain special features. SCOTLAND
on SUNDAY is the sister publication of The
Scotsman. The newspaper comprises of two
sections: Section One covers News, News in focus,
international, Commentary, Business and Sport;
Section Two includes Spectrum and covers the
arts, leisure and magazine-style features. The
SCT file carries the full text of the newspaper,
with the exception of colour magazine articles,
agency material, advertisements, sports results
and certain special features.
The DAILY EXPRESS
The DAILY STAR
|One of the leadings papers is
The Sun. It tells its 4.2 million
readers a day almost nothing about international
and national affairs.It gives news about Princess
Di's clothes, dogs rescued from burning buildings
and the divorces of Hollywood stars.
The Daily Mirror sells 3.2 million
copies a day and it is considered to be
pro-Labour. It infact encourages its readers
tovote Labour in general elections. The other
three popular papers are The Daily Express,
selling 1.6 million copies a day, The
Daily Mail with 1.8 million and the Daily
||We have found this material
through Internet search at www.englishandirishnewspapers.uk and through some photocopies from
reading books such as "Discovery" and
"Target World". (Class 1E)