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25 May to 8 October 2006

Newspapers, throwaway items by day, are a treasure-trove of social history and their front pages grab our attention on a daily basis.

Image of Daily Star - Archer jailed   Image from Sunday Mirror, 16 June 1963
Daily Star, 20 July 2001   Sunday Mirror, 16 June 1963

Some of the most famous front pages, from the early 20th century to the present day, are reproduced here.

What you can do on this site:

  • View and read about 29 memorable British front page headlines
  • Enter our great competition and win a week’s work placement on a national newspaper!
  • Read about our learning and events programmes and see what our shop has to offer
  • Learn more about the British Library’s collection of newspapers and how we are making them available while safeguarding them for the future

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