The Times – The Times and Sunday Times websites to charge from June

The Times and The Sunday Times will start charging for their websites from June, it was confirmed today.

News International, the newspapers’ parent company, announced that readers will be offered a day’s use for £1, or £2 for a week’s subscription. Readers who have a seven-day subscription to the print editions will not be charged extra for access to the websites. International pricing has been set at $2/€1.5 a day or $4/€3 for a week.

The two titles will launch new websites in early May, separating their digital presence for the first time and replacing the existing site. There will be a free trial period and payment will allow access to both and

Well, I’m in. I’d be a pretty horrid person if I didn’t, after all. I wonder tho, will we have to pay every week? That sounds tedious. Maybe it’ll auto-renew, like Netflix?