I’ve got a domain that shows up in Google News

So I've got a domain name that shows up in Google News. I have bought it on auction a couple months ago because it had some pages still indexed in News.

So I have added a theme, a couple articles, a news sitemap, and added it to Search console. When I checked the News Publisher Centre, the domain was not there, only in the list of domains I could ask to be included. I thought that's the end of the story and abandoned the site.

So one year later the domain expiration is coming up and I…

I've got a domain that shows up in Google News