News International

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News International is a British newspaper publisher owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. The company's major titles are published by two subsidiary companies, Times Newspapers and News Group Newspapers. These newspapers are published at a large site in Wapping in east London, nicknamed "Fortress Wapping" after it was besieged shortly after opening in 1986 by print workers protesting at being made unemployed by the company.

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Times Newspapers

Times Newspapers publishes the compact daily newspaper The Times (outside the UK, informally known as the London Times) and the broadsheet The Sunday Times

News Group Newspapers

News Group Newspapers publishes the tabloid newspapers The Sun and the News of the World,

TSL Education

TSL Education (the former Times Supplements Limited) publishes a number of specialist publications mainly in the education sector. Most of these originated as spin-offs from The Times including The Times Educational Supplement, The Times Higher Education Supplement and The Times Literary Supplement. They also publish Nursery World.


Between 1987 and 1995, News International-owned News (UK) Ltd published Today, the first UK national newspaper to be printed in colour. All of these newspapers were founded by other owners, in some cases hundreds of years ago.

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