With every page available in thumbnail, small preview, full-size view and ready-to-print PDF with live text, and page-by-page browse of editions, this is one of the easiest on-line newspaper archives to explore.The ukpressonline database is a spectacular resource for academics, researchers and the public – anyone who wants to explore history as seen by the reporters and commentators who were there.The Express Newspaper retains minority interest of one-third plus the right to publish Rupert Bear stories in certain Express publications.
It is the flagship title of Express Newspapers, a subsidiary of Northern & Shell (which is wholly owned by Richard Desmond).It was first published as a broadsheet in 1900 by Sir Arthur Pearson.Under Beaverbrook, the newspaper achieved a phenomenally high circulation, setting records for newspaper sales several times throughout the 1930s.Johnston Press has a five-year deal, begun in March 2015, to print the northern editions of the Daily Express, Daily Star, Sunday Express and the Daily Star Sunday at its Dinnington site in Sheffield.The paper's editorial stances have often been seen as aligned to the UK Independence Party (UKIP).
along with carrying gossip, sports, and women's features.
On 31 October 2005, UK Media Group Entertainment Rights secured majority interest from the Daily Express for Rupert Bear.
They paid £6 million for a 66.6% control of the character.
In September 2017, Daily Mirror publisher Trinity Mirror announced its interest in buying 100% of Express Newspapers from Desmond.
The Financial Times called it potentially the biggest change in the British newspaper industry for a decade.
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