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News and Current Affairs

Whether you want a well-rounded view of events or specific information about a more specialist subject, a News & Current Affairs magazine subscription is for them. The Week condenses seven days' worth of news from around the globe into a simple, easily digestible format for people to look through at their convenience. The Spectator is a publication that does not shy away from controversy and regularly features witty, opinionated articles from famous columnists. Browse the subcategories below for more suggestions with up to 94% off the usual price.

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The award-winning weekly newspaper is produced in a traditional, full colour, tabloid newspaper format. First News opens children’s minds to the issues of today, informing, entertaining and stimulating them to take an active interest in the world around them. 

In 24 fun and vibrant pages, First News features a blend of stories about world and home affairs, the environment, sports, entertainment and puzzles - all selected to engage young minds. It’s fun design brings the stories to life, and competitions and a sprinkling of celebrities hold the reader’s attention from cover to cover. 

Nowhere else can you find all the important stories in an easy and digestible format, in a voice aimed at inquisitive children – the very children who in turn will grow up to be the country’s great communicators.

First News is winner of the Weekly National Newspaper of the Year award and Niche Market Newspaper of the Year award at the 2012 Newspaper Awards! 


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Guardian Weekly is one of the world's best-selling international weekly newspapers. It offers a unique blend of international news, politics and comment, drawing on the considerable editorial resources of the Guardian, with selected features from the Observer, the Washington Post and Le Monde.

As well as containing a diverse range of news and comment pieces, the Guardian Weekly includes sections on culture, science, book reviews and international development.

Our monthly education supplement reports on the latest developments in English-language education and provides complete lesson plans for TEFL teachers based on news features.

Whether buying as a gift or for yourself, every subscriber benefits from:
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Please note that delivery of the first issue will take 4-6 weeks.

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i is a concise, quality daily newspaper for those who value intelligence and convenience. Now the fastest growing newspaper in the UK: i gives you succinct news and commentary from Monday to Saturday. It's a highly interactive paper, reacting to readers' feedback and on top of the key issues every day. Tabloid-sized and stapled, i is now the newspaper of choice for tens of thousands of readers around the UK, and it's readership is growing week by week. Try a subscription - six months for just £25, or a full year £45. Subscriptions are administered through pre-paid vouchers which are sent to you. You may exchange your daily voucher for your copy of i at any retailer or newsagent of your choice.
Le Monde diplomatique
Le Monde diplomatique
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Meet a major international paper that is truly independent. That sees the world in fresh ways and from a different viewpoint. That focuses on places no other publications reach. That makes clear what is happening globally, and why, every month.

Le Monde diplomatique specialises in authoritative journalism - things nobody else knows about until we've exposed them and important stories other papers miss altogether. And we publish wonderful writing that illuminates the state of our planet.

In a world noisy with misinformation, where independent voices have to fight even harder to be heard, Le Monde diplomatique brings you passionate yet objective reporting of global events and sharp analysis from international thinkers.

Subscribe today and save up to 28% on the cover price. What's more, you'll receive FREE online access to our complete, searchable archive of articles published since 1997.
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A New Internationalist subscription is ideal for anyone who is curious about what's happening in the world around us.

Each magazine is full of global news stories with insights ignored or overlooked by corporate media. New Internationalist is renowned for tackling human rights, social justice and environmental issues faced by communities across the world.

We investigate and offer alternative solutions to today's big issues – from the rise in terror, to population, to zero carbon living. New Internationalist provides the dialogue, debate and analysis essential to informed opinion.

Plus all print subscribers get free access to the digital edition and the iPhone/iPad app!


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'The best journalistic and intellectual monthly in fifty years' Will Hutton, The Work Foundation.

Highbrow without being boring, Prospect provides in-depth articles on everything from cosmic holes and superstrings to multiculturalism in modern Britain. Prospect will stimulate you with some of the finest writing on major political, cultural and scientific developments from across the world. You'll also find new fiction, humour, art and book reviews by idiosyncratic columnists.

'Miss it at your peril' Jonathan Dimbleby, broadcaster

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Please note that all monthly and quarterly subscriptions have a minimum 6 months period.

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Subscription Terms and ConditionsThis subscription is open to UK residents only, aged 18 or over, paying by Direct Debit. Minimum subscription term is 6 months. Subscription price does not include home delivery charges. If the price of the subscription changes, we will give you at least 10 days' notice. Price will not change during the 6 months' minimum term period. The subscription will continue until cancelled by you. To cancel, phone our Contact Centre on 0800 33 20 20. Your subscription includes a Subscriber Privilege Card. Vouchers are sent every 13 weeks. Refunds can be given for holidays, provided that a minimum of 7 consecutive days' vouchers are returned. Full terms and conditions including Data Protection and Privacy Policy can be found at

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Now available on a monthly subscription, The Independent offers you a truly independent view of the world.

We give our readers great writers, strong opinions and informed comment; award-winning coverage of culture, arts and books; the best sports coverage, with dedicated coverage on Mondays and Saturdays; and a daily features section, Independent Life. This provides the best writing on technology, health, fashion and the arts.

Subscriptions are in the form of personalised vouchers that are sent to you - you may redeem these at any participating newsagent. It is a flexible service which allows you to take holidays from your subscription, and to increase or decrease the number of copies you subscribe to per week, just through a simple telephone call.

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There has never been a better time to join The Times and The Sunday Times. For just £6 per week you can enjoy 7 days of quality news, a wealth of web content -- including unlimited access to our websites and smartphone app -- and with Barclays Premier League goals direct to your phone at no extra cost you will never miss a goal with your Times subscription.

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The Times Ultimate Pack - 3 months half price trial includes:

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The Week magazine is the UK’s best selling weekly on news and current affairs. Providing a concise, smart and definitive news digest every week, a subscription to The Week is perfect if you want to keep up to date with all the important news events from the UK and around the world. The Week gives readers perfectly put together summarised stories about the latest in current affairs together with entertaining commentaries.

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For all the latest global, political, social and scientific news from around the world, a TIME magazine subscription is perfect. TIME encapsulates all of the breaking news and current affairs from around the world in a comprehensive and authoritative fashion. Fact based journalism is presented amongst the 50-70 pages each week with the aim of bringing a greater understanding to the complex and ever changing landscape of world issues.


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The Telegraph is Britain's global newspaper, delivering the best of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph to Brits around the world each week, plus added articles, features and reports designed to be of real value to expat readers and anglophiles the world over.