The British Library is home to the UK’s news collections
You'll find British and overseas newspapers dating back to the 1600s and we have have growing collections of radio, television and web news.
News media collections
Over 7.5 million searchable pages, from more than 200 newspaper titles from UK and Ireland
The Newsroom opens on Mon 7 April. It is a new dedicated space in our St Pancras (London) building for newspapers, broadcast and web news. You can access microfilm and digital newspapers, with reference sources and expert help. The print newspapers will not be available until Autumn 2014.
Mon 10.00 – 20.00
Tue - Thu 09.30 – 20.00
Fri – Sat 09.30 – 17.00
Sun & English Public Holidays Closed
The British Library is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.
W.T. Stead: Newspaper Revolutionary
Roger Luckhurst, Laurel Brake, James Mussell and Ed King