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Dating from the 1700s

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Hot off the press – New Titles week of 19 June

Hot off the press – New Titles week of 19 June

Tempted though we were by the beautiful weather this week, we didn’t shirk our duties to our readers. This week we’ve added 102,...
Hot off the Press – New Titles 15 June

Hot off the Press – New Titles 15 June

We had an exciting time this past week, the British Newspaper Archive published its twenty millionth page.   We didn’t rest on our lau...
Using the Archive for Sports Research

Using the Archive for Sports Research

The British Newspaper Archive is the perfect research tool for discovering the history of your favourite sports team or delving into the ori...

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