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To mark the centenary of the armistice that ended fighting during the First World War, throughout 2018, we are tweeting a historical newspaper front page from the same date 100 years ago. We’re delving into the British Newspaper Archive to bring you the daily news as it was reported a century ago, during one of the most momentous years in history. Follow us on Twitter and look for #1918Newspapers to stay up-to-date each day or keep track via our specially-designed tweet wall below.

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 97,670 new pages to The Archive. We have added five new titles, which cover Ireland, Shropshire, Lancashire and Dorset, and span the 140 years between 1853 and 1993. New titles include the Wexford People and the Heywood Advertiser. This week sees updates to nine of our existing titles, including one of our sports titles, the Sports Argus, as well as updates to three of our Irish titles. Other updated titles include the Birmingham Weekly Post, the Tavistock Gazette and the Airdrie & Coatbridge

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 55,918 new pages to The Archive. We have added seven new titles and updated seventeen of our existing titles. Updated titles this week cover Cumbria, Ireland, Oxfordshire and Liverpool, and also include some of our military titles, such as the War Office Times and Naval Review, the War Savings and the Silver Bullet. Our new titles this week cover a wide variety of subjects: from performing arts title The Showman to The New Crusader, which bills itself as

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Guest Post: “Palace at the Palace – A History of the Crystal Palace & Its Football Club” by Peter Manning

We are delighted to feature a guest post this week by Peter Manning, who used The Archive to research his new book Palace at the Palace – A History of The Crystal Palace & Its Football Club 1851-1915. My project started out as research into the Crystal Palace football teams that played at the old Crystal Palace at Sydenham, but the history that was revealed by searching the BNA’s archives was so interesting and so compelling that I ended up writing

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 122,484 new pages to The Archive. We have added pages to ten of our existing titles. Titles updated this week include London daily paper the Pall Mall Gazette and one of our military titles, the Volunteer Service Gazette & Military Dispatch. There are also updates to our Irish titles, as well as titles covering the counties of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. This week sees additions to our wonderful collection of sporting newspapers. We have added new pages

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 24,516 new pages to The Archive. We have augmented our holdings of the Liverpool Echo by adding further pages from the 1960s. Liverpool during the 1960s was at the heart of British and indeed global popular culture, with the explosion of The Beatles onto the music scene. Not only did the city produce the Fab Four during this time, it also saw the emergence of their friend Cilla Black into the charts. The Liverpool Echo gives a wonderful insight

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 148,176 new pages to The Archive. We have added pages to the Irish Independent, as well as to the Liverpool Echo. We have also added a long run of new pages to the Sligo Champion, spanning the years 1942 to 2006. The Sligo Champion was founded in 1836 by four times mayor of Sligo Edward Howard Verdon, and it is still in publication today. In October 1979 the Sligo Champion covered the visit of Pope John Paul II to Ireland. An estimated 1.25 million people

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 118,752 new pages to The Archive. We have added more pages to our run of the Liverpool Echo, as well as more twenty-first century pages to the Evening Herald (Dublin), with available titles now spanning the years 1892 to 2008. We have also added the year 1898 to the Evening Herald (Dublin). This newspaper gives a fascinating insight into literary fashions one hundred and twenty years ago. With Rudyard Kipling profoundly in ascendance, ‘dreaming of empire,’ his fellow poet

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 140,716 new pages to The Archive. We have added pages to six of our existing titles, with new additions to the Evening Herald (Dublin) spanning the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. We have also added pages to titles covering the city of Bristol – the Horfield and Bishopston Record and Montpelier & District Free Press – and the county of Dorset – the Southern Times and Dorset County Herald. We have added further pages to the Liverpool Echo, which

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 131,666 new pages to The Archive. We have updated six of our existing titles, spanning England, Scotland and Ireland. This week sees updates to the Drogheda Argus and Leinster Journal and the Evening Herald (Dublin), as well as additions to the Scottish Referee and the Liverpool Echo. We have also added pages to the Mid Sussex Times, which cover the years 1914-1918. The paper offers a fascinating insight into life on the home front during the First World War. From the spy

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Hot off the press – new titles this week

This week we’ve added 144,026 pages to The Archive and have now over twenty-seven million pages.  This week we’ve added new years to five of our existing titles.   The new additions include more years for The Scottish Referree one of twelve newspapers in our Sports Collection, and more years for The Music Hall and Theatre Review, which was the most recent addition to our Peforming Arts Collection. Also updated this week are the Liverpool Echo for 1989 and 1990, The

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