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

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. As staff or student at Newcastle University, you have access to the current Financial Times online, and the Financial Times Historical Archive. provides online access to the last seven years of the Financial Times. 

*please note that we no longer have print copies of the FT in the Philip Robinson Library as stated in the video.

Financial Times Apps

The app allows you to consume FT even if you don't have mobile phone signal and is ideal if you travel frequently. To download the app for Android phones, simply visit the Google Play store. To download the App for your iPhone or iPad: Go to the App store* and download the new FT app. *The app works on iOS 12.1 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.

The Economist

The Economist is a weekly published, English-language news and international affairs publication. As staff or student at Newcastle University, you have access to the current Economist online, and the Economist Historical Archive. 

The most recent two years in print are shelved in the Philip Robinson Library at shelf mark PER 330 ECO on Level 3, and a full print run from 1933 in our Research Reserve.

What else do we have available?