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All-inclusive Personal; Summer Sale - 3 days of all our titles for the price of 1!

Subscribers with a Personal Log In can have reduced-price access to all available titles and pages on UKPressOnline - the Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Mirror, Daily Star, Star on Sunday, Morning Star, Church Times, The Watchman, the South Eastern Gazette, the WWII package that includes the 1933-45 Daily Worker, Yorkshire Post, Fascist Week, Action, The Blackshirt and the Kent Messenger's 'Great War in Kent 1914-18' which includes the Kent Messenger and Herne Bay Press.

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Throughout August, we are offering all subscribers a three-for-one special on our All-Inclusive package: instead of 24 hours access to everything in our archives, you get 3 days access at the same price with access to the Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Mirror, Daily Star, Star on Sunday, Morning Star, Church Times, The Watchman, South Eastern Gazette and the WWI & WWII package; if we have it, you have it!

*Personal access to the Mirror archive is currently restricted to 1903-1980.

World War One: The War to End all Wars (1914-1918)

Read all about World War One, reported as it happened in the pages of two major national newspapers: The Daily Mirror and Daily Express; the newspapers of Kent (which was Britain's staging post for the War) and the unique perspective of the The Church Times. Covering all of 1914 to 1918 this archive presents much material which has been seen by only a few people in the last century!

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The Great War in Kent

The role of Kent in the Great War. World War One as described in the pages of The Kent Messenger's newspapers from Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Gravesend, Herne Bay and across the surrounding region in the South Eastern Gazette.

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WWII The Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Churchill (1933-1945)

This is the story of the War, how it came about, how it was fought and how it finished, in the pages of a broad sweep of the contemporary press - from Fleet Street's Daily Mirror and Daily Express to the Far Right newspapers of the Mosleyite Press.

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This now includes the Yorkshire Post and we have begun to add the Communist Party's Daily Worker. You can follow the day-by-day accounts of all political views, from Hitler's appointment as German Chancellor, the outbreak of war, the Blitz, the battles, the final peace and the Khaki Election that followed it.

South Eastern Gazette

South Eastern Gazette (1852-1912)

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The South Eastern Gazette (1852-1912), formerly the Maidstone Gazette and a precursor of the Kent Messenger was a major regional title for the south-east of England, reporting on Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Greater London (South and East) and Essex!

Express Group Personal

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The Daily Express and Sunday Express titles.

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The Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday titles.

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Daily Mirror Personal

Personal access to the Mirror archive is currently restricted to 1903-1980.

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The Watchman

The Watchman (and Wesleyan Advertiser) 1835-1884; the first Methodist newspaper - launched in the aftermath of the (Wesleyan) Tolpuddle Martyrs - and the fore-runner of the Methodist Recorder.

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The Watchman started out in 1835 billed as a weekly journal of news, politics, religion and literature. It went on to become the Watchman and Wesleyan Advertiser in 1849 until it ceased publication at the end of 1884.

Church Times

Church Times 1863-present (four weeks ago)

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Mosley Press Personal

The complete archive of British Union of Fascists newspapers 1931-1940, includes Action, The Blackshirt and Fascist Week from launch until they were banned.

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Daily Worker Morning Star Personal

Daily Worker 1930-1966 and Morning Star 1966-present (four weeks ago)*.

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*The Daily Worker and Morning Star archive is under construction - currently 1930-1945 and 2000-present and is discounted to reflect the incomplete archive.

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Newspaper Archives

South Eastern Gazette 1852 - 1912
Daily Mirror 1903 - 1980
Daily Mirror Academic 1903 - current
Daily Express 1900 - current
Sunday Express 2000 - current
Daily Star 2000 - current
Daily Star Sunday 2002 - current
Church Times 1863 - current
The Watchman 1835 - 1884
Daily Worker 1930 - 1945
Morning Star 2000 - current
World War Two* 1933 - 1945
The Great War in Kent 1914-1918
World War One** 1914-1918

*Comprised of wartime editions of the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Fascist Week, Action!, Blackshirt, Yorkshire Post and Daily Worker

**Comprised of issues of the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Church Times, Kent Messenger, Herne Bay Press, South Eastern Gazette

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