2020 Newspapers

While 2020 was a particularly challenging year, a newspaper from the most newsworthy year in recent history makes a fascinating gift. Whether it was a milestone birthday or you simply wish to learn more about events in 2020, we have the world’s largest collection of original newspapers from a range of publications, all personalised to the individual. You can also present your newspaper in one of our luxury gift boxes or create an extra special present with our alcohol gift sets.

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2020 Headlines

2020 is certainly a year that will go down in history, with plenty of 2020 news articles about how the coronavirus pandemic caused the biggest global crisis the world has faced since the Second World War. The year was spent in and out of lockdowns, with disruptions to our normal way of life and trying to keep ourselves and loved ones safe by avoiding the virus. 

8th January 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, made headlines when they made the decision to step back as official members of the Royal Family.

23rd January 2020
The first signs of coronavirus made appearances in the news, as China locks down Wuhan and its 9 million residents to control COVID-19.

3rd  February 2020
The UK was hit by the devastating Storm Ciara, just before Storm Dennis caused mass flooding.

24th February 2020
Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of rape and a criminal sexual act in the landmark case that ignited #MeToo movement. He went on to later be sentenced 23 years in prison.

11th March 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic with 121,564 cases worldwide.

23rd March 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the first national lockdown in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

5th April 2020
The Queen gave a televised speech to the nation, encouraging everyone to “remain united” in the battle against the pandemic.

25th May 2020
George Floyd was murdered by a white police officer in Minnesota, USA, leading to worldwide protests and the reignition of the Black Lives Matter movement.

17th July 2020
Captain Tom Moore was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for raising millions for the NHS after completing 100 laps of his garden

3rd August 2020
This was the first day of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme that ran throughout August to kickstart the economy after the first lockdown ended.

14th September 2020
The UK first experienced the “rule of six” for social gatherings. 

18th September 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1993-2020), dies of pancreatic cancer aged 87.

5th November 2020
The government announces the four-week November lockdown.

7th November 2020
Joe Biden is announced the winner of 2020 US Presidential Election, beating current US President Donald Trump.

2nd December 2020
The UK authorises its first COVID-19 vaccination.

19th December 2020
Following the introduction of the tiered restriction system, large areas of the country moved into Tier 4, which became known as Prime Minister Boris Johnson ‘cancelling’ Christmas.

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