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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

This past week we’ve added 194,560 pages to the Archive.  It’s been a week for updating existing titles, and eleven titles have had new years added.  You can learn more about each of the titles we have added to this week by clicking on their names below. On each paper’s title page you can learn more about our holdings and our plans for digitisation. Register now and explore the Archive   This week we’ve added to the Coleraine Chronicle, a newspaper

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Hot off the press – new titles added this week

The British Newspaper Archive

This week we added 147,031 pages to The Archive.  We added two brand new titles this week, one for Hampshire and one for Durham.  We also added to ten existing titles. Both of the new titles joining The Archive this week are still published today.  The Darlington & Stockton Times, Ripon & Richmond Chronicle is celebrating 170 years this month; once digitistation is complete, we will have a run from the first edition on 2 October 1847 to 1911.   The Hants

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Hot off the press – titles added this week

We’ve had another great week at the Archive.  We’ve added 214,328 pages and now have over 22 million pages of historical newspapers for you to explore.  We have 7 brand new titles this week, and have added to 13 existing titles.  This past week we’ve added papers for England, Wales and Ireland. Joining the Archive this week we have papers for London, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire in England; Antrim in Ireland, and Cardiganshire in Wales. The first years of The

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Hot off the press – titles added this week

We had a bumper week at the Archive this past week, we added 205,942 pages and are now just 200,000 pages from twenty-two million pages in the Archive.  We have three brand new titles joining the Archive this week.  One each for England, Scotland and Wales. We have also updated fourteen existing titles. The Welsh newspaper the Denbighshire Free Press was also know as the Denbigh, Ruthin and Vale of Clwyd Free Press, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Merionethshire News, a name

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The Atlas – The Largest Sheet Ever Issued

This week The British Newspaper Archive is thrilled to announce the release of a brand new title, The Atlas or, in its full form, The Atlas and General Newspaper and Journal of Literature.  The size of the paper caused a sensation when it first came out.  The London based newspapers was printed on 40cm sheets, double the size of average papers, making it the largest newspaper.  Its size was reflected in the price of 10d, which would be close to £5 today.  The price was

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Hot off the press – titles added this week

The British Newspaper Archive

This week we have 5 brand new papers for you, bringing our total number of newspapers to 820.  We have also added to nineteen of our existing titles.  In total we added 161,804 pages this past week.  We have added new papers for Somerset, London, Shropshire, Gloucestershire and Cheshire. Among our new titles is The Atlas – A General Newspaper and Journal of Literature.  One of the paper’s claims to fame was that it was ‘on the largest sheet ever

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Hot off the press – titles added this week

The British Newspaper Archive

In the last week we have added new content to six existing titles on The British Newspaper Archive. These additions totaled 92,542 pages! Register now and view 3 pages for FREE New content added The six titles that have been updated can be seen in the chart below. You can click on the titles, which will take you to the title’s landing page. Title Years added Aberdeen Evening Express 1958-1965 Aberdeen Press and Journal 1963-1965 Athletic News 1878, 1900 Daily Telegraph

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Hot off the press – titles added this week

We added 93,998 pages to the Archive this week.  After our bumper week of 13 brand new titles last week we spent this week consolidating some of our existing titles. We have added multiple years to two of our eleven sports titles, and added years to London, West Yorkshire and Shropshire titles. Register now and view 3 pages for FREE     The Athletic News was founded in 1875 and we currently have a selection of years between 1875 and

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A newspaper title for every county in Ireland!

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We are thrilled to announce we have reached another milestone in our project to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library’s vast collection of historic British & Irish newspapers.  Following the addition of a newspaper title from County Leitrim, our online archive now provides a title from all 32 counties across Ireland. Register now and view 3 pages for FREE The British Newspaper Archive contains more than 21 million newspaper pages from 815 titles from England, Wales,

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Hot off the press – titles added this week

It’s been a busy week at the Archive.  We’ve added 191,119 pages to the archive.  We have 13 brand new titles to share with you, and have updated 18 existing titles. With the addition of The Leitrim Advertiser this past week we are delighted to say that we now have a newspaper for every county in Ireland.  This brings the number of titles we have for Ireland to 150.  This week we also added The Portadown Times for County Armagh

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