University of Manchester staff and students can access the Factiva database - which comprises links to international newspaper websites - at the Factiva page.
For other links to international newspaper sites see:
- ULC international newspapers page
- Newseum website
- Europresse (via University of Manchester Library website) Access to thousands of sources - newspapers, radio and TV programme transcripts, selected blogs, etc - covering current events at local, regional, national and international levels.
For links to some British newspaper websites see:
- British Media Online
- The Express
- The Financial Times
- The Guardian
- The Independent
- The Observer
- The Sunday Times
- The Telegraph
- The Times
Newspapers contain a lot of interesting stories which can help to improve your language skills, particularly with reading. You do not need to understand every single word in a text as long as you can get the main idea, and reading newspapers is an ideal way of developing these skills.