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Newspapers, magazines & articles on current affairs

Read the latest news and current affairs

Several reputable newspapers have websites with a lot of free content; e.g. The Guardian's online content is completely free, without premium fees. You can also use the library's databases to find current online content of many papers and magazines. This libguide includes instructions on how to use two of these databases, Factiva and Nexis Uni, to find current news. Click on the tabs for detailed instructions.

  • in Factiva you can find Forbes, El Pais, The Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. Additionally, Factiva's News Pages give an easy overview of current headlines of major newspapers and magazines. 
  • in Nexis Uni you can find Der Spiegel, NRC, Volkskrant, The Daily Telegraph, and many more.

The library also provides online access to:

Alternatively, browse various national and international print newspapers and weekly news magazines at the University Library on the ground floor, opposite the Information Desk (West 0). Magazines are placed in magazine racks at the reading desks and updated weekly. In the nearby newspaper stand you can find daily updated newspapers. Titles include, among others:

  • Het Algemeen Dagblad
  • Het Financieel Dagblad
  • De Telegraaf
  • Trouw
  • De Volkskrant
  • The Financial Times
  • The Economist
  • The Guardian

Dive into the news archives

Find archived newspapers and other news sources in one of our many newspaper/news databases, ranging from sources over 100 years old to today's paper. Among these databases are:

Or check out the subject specific LibGuides on news for Business & Management (RSM), History, and Law