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The Easter Rising: As documented in the British newspapers, 1916

Next month sees the marking of the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising. Irish nationalists headed a campaign to end British rule in Ireland during a time when the outcome of World War 1 was uncertain. We take a look at how the events of 1916 were documented in the British press at the time. Search the newspapers News of the Rising started to filter through to the British newspapers on Tuesday April 25th 1916. A smattering of local papers managed to

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400,000 newspaper pages added, including the Sunday Mirror

There are lots of new stories to explore at The British Newspaper Archive this month. More than 400,000 newspaper pages from 1745-1954 were added in January, helping us reach our 10 million page milestone.   Search the newspapers –>   39 new titles, including the Sunday Mirror from WW1 The additions include copies of the Sunday Mirror from 1914-1918, then known as the Sunday Pictorial. The national newspaper printed fascinating weekly news, photographs and illustrations from World War One. The

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10 million newspaper pages are now fully searchable

Just a month after hitting the 9.5 million page milestone, we’re very pleased to announce that there are now 10 million historic newspaper pages available at The British Newspaper Archive. The website launched with 4 million pages in November 2011, which means there’s now 150% more to explore. If you’ve not searched the collection for a while, it’s definitely time to try again.   Search the newspapers –>   More to search and a great-value subscription It’s not just our

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