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Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror reports on the sinking of the RMS Titanic. (TV: The Invasion of Time)

The Daily Mirror was a UK newspaper title launched in 1903. The Fourth Doctor owned a copy dated 15 April 1912. It reported on the sinking of the RMS Titanic. (TV: The Invasion of Time)

Ibrahim Hadmani travelled back in time to witness the destruction of the Crystal Palace on 30 November 1936. He brought an issue of the Daily Mirror that reported on the fire back with him to 2016. The second page of the same issue featured a photograph of Helena greeting Jewish refugees as they arrived in London. (PROSE: Tomorrow's Fish and Chips)

In 1966, the Ninth Doctor checked a copy of the Daily Mirror to see if history had been changed. Articles included Wilson's wage freeze, Moon photos from Surveyor 1, and the England football team winning 5-2 in the World Cup against West Germany, with four of England's five goals being scored by Geoff Hurst, despite the Ninth Doctor recalling Hurst had scored a hat trick. (COMIC: The Love Invasion) On 20 July of that year, Kennedy used an old copy of the Daily Mirror to clear a grimy London warehouse window as he and Bob Hall spied on the Second Doctor and Jamie McCrimmon. (PROSE: The Evil of the Daleks)

The front page of the 12 October 1970 edition of the Daily Mirror was filled with a picture of the hole the Great Houses had opened in the sky. The caption read, "NEVER GIVE UP." Christine Summerfield called it the "Old Dunkirk Spirit". (PROSE: Dead Romance)

Front page story about the victory over the Falklands. (COMIC: The Infinite Astronaut)

In June 1982, the Daily Mirror published a front page article titled, "Falklands are Taken: Victory." Ada Obiefune had a copy of the paper on her kitchen counter. (COMIC: The Infinite Astronaut)

In the mid-1970s, Daily Mirror reporter Sally Taylforth interviewed Vince Cosmos, who told Sally about his series of strange dreams after he signed up to Hell for Leather Promotions. (PROSE: Biography)

On 23 November 1988, Ace read an issue of the paper. Its main story covered the imminent collision of a meteorite with Earth, but Ace was more interested in the football results. (TV: Silver Nemesis)

The Daily Mirror was one of the newspapers on Paul's delivery route. (PROSE: The Sooner the Better)

Behind the scenes[]

In 2013, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the Daily Mirror publisher Trinity Mirror published a collected volume of material from its archives as part of an irregular themed series of bookazines (The Doctors: The Archive).