Now here's an interesting thing if you've nothing better to do on a rainy day!
The Times has a free introductory offer to search their archives and explore 200 years of history as it appeared in the original pages of The Times newspaper from 1785-1985 - the offer enables the following access and options:
- Every issue of The Times published between 1785-1985, digitally scanned and fully searchable
- Click and drag navigation
- Save, print, e-mail favourite articles
- 150 topic pages, plus magnificent archive photo galleries