Local newspapers are the lifeblood of communities throughout the country. And even though the squeeze on them continues unabated – Johnston Press, publishers of two great, venerable British newspapers, The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post is planning to telescope some of their local dailies into weeklies – we thought it was timely to list the generic newspapers titles, minus their local, regional or national appellations, that readers in the English-speaking world have enjoyed for well over 200 years.
If you can think of any other titles for newspapers, please get in touch; so far, however, we’ve come up with:
Not bad for starters. We recently came across a website title called the Cumbria Crack, but so far, we think that’s unique and not replicated elsewhere; unless, of course, you know different…