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Times, the


a British daily newspaper. The Times, founded in 1785, is published in London by Times Newspapers, Ltd. It has close ties with the monopolistic circles of the country. The newspaper sides with the leadership of the Conservative Party on many issues. Circulation, more than 400,000 (1975).

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Previously known as The Daily Universal Register, which newspaper began publishing in 1788?
1785: The Daily Universal Register was first published by John Walter.
In 1785, The Daily Universal Register -- which later became the Times of London -- published its first issue.
Founded in 1785 by John Walter, the paper was originally called the Daily Universal Register before changing its name three years later; it has been the same ever since.
On January 1 1785, the Daily Universal Register first appeared.