The Times

The Times is a Breetish daily (Monanday tae Setturday) naitional newspaper based in Lunnon, Ingland. It began in 1785 unner the teetle The Daily Universal Register, adoptin its current name on 1 Januar 1788. The Times an its sister paper The Sunday Times (foondit in 1821) are published bi Times Newspapers, syne 1981 a subsidiary o News UK, itsel wholly ained bi the News Corp group heidit bi Rupert Murdoch. The Times an The Sunday Times dinna share eeditorial staff, war foondit independently an hae anly haed common ainership syne 1967.

The Times
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Front page o The Times frae 4 December 1788
TeepDaily newspaper
Awner(s)News UK
EditorJohn Witherow[1]
Foondit1 Januar 1785; 237 years ago (1785-01-01) (as The Daily Universal Register)
Poleetical alignmentCentre-richt
HeidquartersLunnon Brig, Lunnon
KintraUnitit Kinrick
Circulation396,621 (January 2015)[2]
Sister newspapersThe Sunday Times


  1. Katherine Rushton "John Witherow named acting editor of The Times as News International eyes merger",, 18 January 2013
  2. "The Times - readership data". News Works. Archived frae the original on 8 December 2016. Retrieved 12 Apryle 2014.