Current and Recent Newspapers Online
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis) contains current plain text content from francophone newspapers. Some titles go back to 1980.
Multilingual Books provides links to the websites of French-language newspapers, as well as to Internet radio and television, e-books in the public domain, and much more. NOTE: commercial site, but with links to free content.
Le Petit Parisien for 2 June 1889. Source: gallica.bnf.fr.