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Newspapers, magazines & articles on current affairs

Read headlines and articles in Factiva

  • On the Factiva website, click on 'News Pages' and 'Group Pages.'
  • In the dropdown menu on the left, choose the Newsstand you want to see:
    • The 'Global' Newsstand has a selection of international English language newspapers.
    • Other Newsstands have newspapers and magazines from the mentioned regions. These include sources in many different languages.
  • When you open a Newsstand you will see the titles of the newspapers and magazines and their current headlines.
  • Optional: Change the date in the dropdown menu below the source's title to see another edition's headlines.


Factiva's editors have also created their own Newsstands and News collections by topic.

  • Click on 'News Pages' and 'Group Pages.'
  • In the dropdown menu on the left, choose the Newsstand you want to see:
    • Choose a country to see the Newsstand with newspapers of that country, often in the native language.
    • Choose a topic (like Media) to see current news about that topic from different types of media sources.

Read a current newspaper or magazine in Factiva

  • On the (default) Search page of Factiva, fill in a very common word in the Search form. For example 'the' for English.
  • In the dropdown menu after Date, choose the correct date. For newspapers this is usually 'In the last day' but for a magazines this is usually 'In the last week.' This depends on its publication frequency. 
  • Fill in and select the newspaper or magazine that you want to read behind 'Source.'
  • Select the correct Language.
  • Press the Search-button!

In some cases, Factiva does not have the most current issue of a magazine. For example, if it was published yesterday or the publisher has put a (short) time-embargo on the publication.


  • If you search does not give any results, change the 'Date' to a longer timeframe.
  • Press the Search-button again!