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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 106,638 new pages to the Archive. We have updated six of our recently added titles, with updates to five of our Irish titles, including additions from the 1970s to the Belfast Telegraph. Continuing with our in depth exploration of all things cinema this month at the Archive, we take a look at the 1924 film The Epic of Everest, with help from recently added pages to cinema industry publication The Bioscope. The Epic of Everest is something of a

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 142,416 new pages to The Archive. We are delighted to announce that we have now passed the 29 million mark in total searchable pages. We have two brand new titles joining the archive this week, the Enniscorthy Guardian, published in Wexford and covering dates between 1889 and 2005, and the Kerryman, with pages covering the years between 1904 and 2002. We also have updates this week to six of our existing titles. There are extensive nineteenth century updates to

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 153,688 new pages to our Archive. We have updated five of our existing titles, with additions to the Belfast Telegraph, cinema title The Bioscope, Norfolk based title the Eastern Daily Press and Welsh title the Western Mail. We have one brand new title this week, the Sunday Tribune. The Sunday Tribune was a Dublin based newspaper, and you can now find 619 issues on the Archive, covering the years 1993 to 2002. You can also find this week extensive updates to Lancashire title the Heywood Advertiser. We have

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 114,380 new pages to the Archive. We have added pages to seven of our existing titles, with updates to our special cinema title The Bioscope, three of our Irish titles the Belfast Telegraph, the Wexford People and the Dublin Evening Telegraph, as well as updates to the Western Mail and the Liverpool Echo. We have also added 20,892 new pages to the Surrey Advertiser, covering the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. In the Victorian period, the county of Surrey was home to

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Guest Post – How pupils from the High School of Dundee connected with the First World War, by Niall Joss

We are delighted this week to feature a very special blog post from the High School of Dundee, written by Niall Joss, which explores how pupils connected with the First World War through the British Newspaper Archive and a war memorial. How did the British Newspaper Archive and a war memorial inspire primary school children to connect with the First World War? With the centenary of the end of First World War just passed, how can children born in the

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 149,524 pages to The Archive. We have updated seven of our existing titles, with updates to Lloyd’s List, late twentieth century pages from the Perthshire Advertiser, as well as further additions to the New Ross Standard and the Liverpool Echo. We also have exciting updates this week to our special cinema publication, The Bioscope. This week’s updated pages cover the years 1911 to 1913, spanning the early days of commercial cinema. Consequently, by delving into these newly added pages of The Bioscope, one

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 118,516 new pages to The Archive. We have added one new title, the New Ross Standard, published in County Wexford, and we have additions to five of our existing titles, including one of the oldest continuously published periodicals in the world, Lloyd’s List, and late twentieth century additions to the Lichfield Mercury. With the help of our recently added titles, we take a look this week at the interrelation between newspapers and the Second Boer War (1899-1902). British public

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“For I Know Not Where He Is Laid” – Remembering the Dead of the First World War

In this special blog post, we use newspapers from The Archive to investigate how the fallen soldiers of the First World War were remembered, and consequently, how all those killed in military conflicts across the world came to be commemorated. Upon the cessation of conflict on 11 November 1918 there was hardly a household in Great Britain that had not been impacted by the horrendous number of casualties inflicted during the past four years. And not just in Great Britain;

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 341,248 new pages to The Archive. We have updated five of our existing titles, including special cinema publication The Bioscope, Welsh title the Western Mail, Irish titles the Drogheda Independent and the Belfast Telegraph, as well as adding the year 1890 to the Liverpool Echo. New to The Archive this week is fascinating title the Talking Machine News. The Talking Machine News was established in 1903 as a ‘monthly journal devoted to the interests of users and makers of phonographs, automatic machines, and scientific inventions.’ Its

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have added 164,154 new pages to The Archive, and now we have over 28 million pages available to search. We have added pages to fourteen of our existing titles, covering the length and breadth of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Updated titles include the West Middlesex Herald, the Gloucestershire Chronicle and the Scottish Referee. We are very excited to welcome one new title to The Archive this week – The Bioscope. The Bioscope is dedicated to all things cinema and contains gorgeous colour images of

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