Politics & International Relations

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New in June 2024!  UK political party manifestos for the July 2024 election, plus links to analysis of the pledges on climate, education and health

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The official English newspaper of China.

Search and browse, or sign up to the daily newsletter, for an independent source of news analysis and informed comment written by academic experts working with professional journalists to reach a wider audience. The Conversation aims to provide the expert insight needed to better understand current affairs and the complex issues we face.

Leading weekly magazine covering global political, economic and business news. Includes archive back to 1997. App also available. 

Additional access instructions:

For off campus access use this link

  • Enter your University email address
  • Select University of Portsmouth
  • Sign in with your University username and password.

Access the current FT, and the archive back to 2004, for political analysis as well as business and financial news.

FT video

Additional access instructions:

Register using your UoP details.

Russia’s leading, independent, English-language media outlet.

• Nexis Uni 

Regional and national newspaper articles from the UK and across the world, dating from the 1980s right up to today.

Additional access instructions:

For use in the UK only

Based in Senegal with a network of correspondents throughout Africa, this aims to be the most complete information portal on Africa. Also available in French and Portuguese.

Access current UK and international newspapers and magazines in full colour, plus a 365 day archive. Sync across devices once you're registered.

This video gives you a brief overview of what's available.

Additional access instructions:


Your Subject Team

 Anne Worden

Faculty Librarian

email Anne.Worden@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3243

 Sharon Bittner

Assistant Faculty Librarian

email sharon.bittner@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3234