The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper, first published in London in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times (founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers.

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Norman Miller

Norman Miller

I'm an award-winning UK-based writer for outlets including The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times Travel Magazine and …

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Ekta Khanchandani

Ekta Khanchandani

22 year old journalist - MA Interactive Journalist at City, University of London with a BA Journalism and …

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Stephanie Gale

Stephanie Gale

Final year Journalism student at Goldsmiths, University of London.Recently interned at The Times with the digital news team, …

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Specialisms: News, Journalism, Art
Kerry Parnell

Kerry Parnell

I am an award-winning British-based journalist and editor who writes for the UK and Australian newspaper and magazine …

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Amy Hawkins

Amy Hawkins

Selected writings (mostly about China).

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Latest Articles

CREDIT: Lancashire begin investigation into historical offensive tweets from players

Lancashire have begun an “immediate investigation” into historical offensive tweets by a number of their players, the club have confirmed. The Lancashire Telegraph unearthed more than 50 tweets, dating as far back as 2011, containing racist, homophobic, misogynistic and anti-disability content on the accounts of several first-team contracted players — Alex Davies, Luke Wells, Josh Bohannon, Richard Gleeson and Liam Hurt. The posts have since been removed. Davies, Hurt and Bohannon were all age
By Cal Gaunt
The Times

James Matthewson on 'Northern Independence'

I consider myself to be incredibly lucky to have been born, raised and to live in an area that has so much rich history, heritage and complex cultural identity. Having worked in politics and with people from every corner of the UK, whenever asked where I’m from I would proudly explain that I’m from a place north of Newcastle upon Tyne and south of the Scottish border. I would often be met with puzzled looks or confused expressions from people who up until now, had believed that anything north of
By James Matthewson
The Times

Budget 2021: Help is welcome, but for this town hopes rest on the high street

From hospitality businesses shuttered by pandemic restrictions to hundreds of thousands of the self-employed frozen out of support schemes, many watched yesterday’s budget unfold with the feeling that their immediate financial health was riding on the outcome.
By Ryan Dinsdale
The Times

Child hurt when hunting dog set off deer stampede in Bushy Park

A wealthy businessman has been fined after his hunting dog caused a deer stampede in a royal park that left a young boy with a broken rib and a head injury. Finn Schioldan’s Rhodesian ridgeback got off the lead and started to chase deer in Bushy Park, west London, last month, causing one of the animals to run towards a father and three children who were on bicycles. One deer attempted to leap over the family as the dog advanced but struck the youngest child, leaving him with a rib fracture and
By Charlie Jones
The Times

Sturgeon’s plan B: outrun the Covid inquiry

It has been over a year since I attended the last in-person SNP conference in Aberdeen. In that draughty conference centre there was a notable split between Nicola Sturgeon’s faction, favouring a Westminster-sanctioned referendum, and those backing a plan B. Plan B, if Boris Johnson refuses to grant Scotland a referendum, is to pass legislation in Holyrood to hold an “advisory” referendum, the legality of which will be considered by the Scottish courts. The vote will be described as “advisory”
By Alice Wright
The Times