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Newcastle University

University Library

Subject support guide

Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.

Library Search


A guide to our contemporary, historic and business newspaper sources for the UK and other countries

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We provide a number of different ways that you can access both UK and International Business news. Explore the resources below for more information.

Financial Times

The Financial Times is a world leading organisation who publishes business news and information. This includes the Financial Times newspaper and the As staff or students at Newcastle University you have access to the current version of the Financial Times online, and the Financial Times Historical Archive. provides online access to the last ten years of the Financial Times. 

Newcastle University has purchased an educational premium subscription to giving us access to the most recent years of the Financial Times newspaper and its related website. To access this you will need to follow the link to the Financial Times via Library Search. 

When accessing for the first time via Library Search, log in using your Newcastle University username and password.  Once you are logged in, you can also create your own personal 'MyFT' account to set up alerts and save topics of interest. Your log in details will be recognised by the website.

Financial Times Apps

The app allows you to consume FT even if you don't have mobile phone signal; it is ideal if you travel frequently. To download the app for Android phones, simply visit the Google Play store.

To download the new App for your iPhone or iPad: delete your existing FT app if you have it installed. Go to the App store and download the new FT app. **Please note that the app works on iOS 10 or later. 


You can download a digital replica of the Financial Time printed newspaper every day. The pinch to zoom interface allows you to explore the day's news effortlessly and the archive could back as early as 2005.

Click to explore the ePaper for your region.

You may also use to access ePaper on your device

The Economist

The Economist is an English-language news and international affairs publication. It is published weekly and although called a newspaper it looks like a glossy magazine.

The most recent two years in print are shelved in the Philip Robinson Library at shelf mark PER 330 ECO on Level 3.

The current access to The Economist is available directly from the Economist website and linking from Library Search will ensure that you have access to the Newcastle University subscription. 

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