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Browse the world’s largest newsstand on your mobile device. Publications include The Economist, New Scientist and Marie Claire.

We have the latest newspapers and magazines from across the globe, with publications for fans of current affairs, technology, business and finance, and magazines for kids.

Join our library and read online or download


About RBdigital Magazines

Popular current and archival content is available for streaming and download with permanent checkout on your device. Publications include The Economist, New Scientist and Marie Claire. Create an account to read online or download.

Logging in

You only need one login for seven of our resources: eBooks, audiobooks, music concerts, movies, training resources, comics and magazines. You can create this the first time you use the RBdigital platform, and use your login and password for all seven resources.

Can I download magazines?

Yes, you can read magazines online or get the MyLOFT app to read them on the go.

To register on desktop, refer to our step-by-step guide or watch our step-by-step video.

To set up MyLOFT on your mobile, watch the videos below:

Newspapers and magazines

About newspapers

Get instant access to nearly 3,000 newspapers and 4,000 magazines from over 100 countries to keep informed, entertained and inspired every day. Discover, share and talk about news that matters to you.

Logging in

To access the full range of publications available to library members on PressReader, you will need to create a login using your email address and personal details. Follow the step-by-step guide to complete the sign up process.

Can I download newspapers?

Newspapers and magazines can be viewed online on PressReader or downloaded to the app on your tablet or smartphone.

  • Search for PressReader in the App Store or Google Play and download it.
  • Open the application, search for the publication you want and start reading it.
  • It will ask you for the username and password you created for the Digital Library when you download publications (magazines or newspapers).

To set up MyLOFT on your mobile, watch the videos below:


If you need further information, contact us at digital.library@britishcouncil.it and we will be happy to help.