The British Newspaper Archive covers local, national and international news stories from the 1700s onwards and is also a rich store of illustrations, adverts, photos, opinions and more from the past.

How can we help you?

Our team (and our customers) constantly make discoveries in the archive which are as relevant today as when they were first printed. If you're researching a story or feature and think we might be able to help, do get in touch:

Need a high resolution image or publishing / broadcasting rights?

Subject to copyright law we can licence any page within the archive to you and also supply you with a high resolution image suitable for reproduction. If you have any questions about licencing material from the archive, please contact our Rights & Reproductions Administrator who will be happy to help: