Subscribing to History as it Happened

UKPressOnline gives you unparalleled access to one of the most-definitive resources of 20th and 21st Century* history available on the web. Covering 1835 to the present day, UKPressOnline offers you contemporary accounts, reports and opinion on everything from world politics to the latest fashions of the day, as told in the pages of some of the most-popular newspapers of all time, including the Daily Express and the Daily Mirror.

UKPressOnline subscriptions are designed primarily for Education and Library institutions on annual contract, but Personal access is also available by short-term, monthly and annual contract.

The packages below offer the current subscriptions per package (all prices include VAT at current rates, where applicable).

Prices are for a continuous period of access to the archive. During that time, you can search, view and print anything in that archive – for personal use only; any commercial use or republication has to be agreed in advance with the relevant publisher.

To discuss your own requirements please email

* The full Daily Mirror archive 1903-current is presently restricted to Education and Library institution users.

Higher Education and Further Education Access

Available Worldwide

Packages for Higher Education and Further Education are available directly through UKPressOnline or via JISC. Full details are available on the JISC website.

Non-UK Academic Institutions should contact for local price information.

Schools Access

Available Worldwide

Packages for schools are available. The World War II package is currently available free for the academic year 2014-15. For more information contact

Library Access

Available Worldwide

Public Library subscriptions allow UKPressOnline newspaper archives to be made available to library members on the library website using their library card. This makes 24/7 provision very easy to provide. To find out more please contact

Personal/Business Access

For personal subscriptions to UKPressOnline you can subscribe via PayPal. Please create/login to your account (registration is FREE) and use the 'add to cart' buttons available under 'Shop' from the top menu or alternatively 'My Account' then 'Upgrade Shop'.

All-inclusive Personal Package

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.

Package Price
24hr All-inclusive Personal £7.50 Buy Now
5 Day All-inclusive Personal £14.99 Buy Now
30 Day All-inclusive Personal £54.99 Buy Now

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

Church Times

Church Times 1863-present (four weeks ago)

Package Price
5 Day Church Times £5.99 Buy Now
30 Day Church Times £13.49 Buy Now
1 Year Church Times £96.00 Buy Now

Personal-use accounts are for single-user access.

Business accounts, with multi user access by IP-recognition are available. For details, email or use the contact page.