On this day

March 5, 1996

cover page of The Scotsman published on March 5, 1996

The Scotsman

Issues

48,799

Pages

786,514

Available years

1817-2002

The Scotsman was launched as broadsheet newspaper in 1817 as a liberal weekly newspaper by lawyer William Ritchie and customs official Charles Maclaren in response to the "unblushing subservience" of competing newspapers to the Edinburgh establishment, and pledged to "impartiality, firmness and independence".

The Scotsman is now a compact newspaper published from Edinburgh, by National World Ltd.

For this newspaper, we have the following titles in, or planned for, our digital archive:

  • 1817–2002 The Scotsman
  • 1817–2010 The Scotsman

This newspaper is published by National World Publishing Ltd in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. It was digitised and first made available on the British Newspaper Archive in May 21, 2012 . The latest issues were added in Aug 1, 2023.

Restriction

Part of this title is not available on British Library or library premises