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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. A recommended, and easy to use resources is Gale OneFile: News. Simply click on Publication Search and search for your preferred newspaper to read the latest issue.This libguide also includes instructions on how to use two other databases, Factiva and Nexis Uni, to find current news. Click on the tabs for detailed instructions.

  • in Gale OneFile: News you can find The Times, The Economist, USA Today, Washington Post, Times of India, and many more.
  • in Factiva you can find Forbes, El Pais, The Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. Additionally, Factiva's Homepage gives 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 Financieele Dagblad
  • De Telegraaf
  • Trouw
  • De Volkskrant
  • The Financial Times
  • The Economist
  • The Guardian

* Registration is necessary, first time use automatically leads to sign-up page. After sign-up you can log in with the same account in the app.

** The NY Times app requires a one-time registration while connected to the EUR network (on campus or via EduVPN). Register for the NY Times here.

*** Off campus usage and access through the FT app require an account. Register for FT with your EUR email address here.

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. They offer the option to search by subject, by publication, a combination of both, and more. Among these databases are:

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