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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we have been beavering away to bring you 199,116 brand new pages, 17 brand new titles and 28 updated titles from across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. We have added five brand new regional titles from England, Wales and Scotland over the past seven days, and we have added twelve titles as part of the British Library’s ongoing Heritage Made Digital programme. So read on to discover about all of the updates we have made this week, as well as to

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive has been another busy one, as we have added a grand total of 140,146 brand new pages to our collection. Furthermore, we are delighted to welcome five brand new titles to The Archive this week – all with a Scottish flavour! So read on to discover more about the new titles we have added this week, from Glasgow, Inverness and Kirriemuir respectively, and to find out which of our ten titles we have added new pages to. Meanwhile, we remember

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we are lighting up The Archive with the addition of six brand new titles from England, Ireland and Scotland, with 119,402 brand new pages added in all. So read on to discover more about our new titles of the week, including divisive and outspoken newspaper the Beacon, which was published first in Edinburgh, and then in London. Meanwhile, we will travel back 200 years to the coronation of George IV and learn how this momentous royal occasion was celebrated throughout the land, and

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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 102,418 pages to the Archive.  We’ve added another two brand-new titles this week, bringing the number of newspapers on the site to an impressive 772. Joining the archive this week are the The Catholic Standard and the Croydon Guardian and Surrey County Gazette. Register now and view 3 pages for FREE The Catholic Standard describes itself as An

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Sir Thomas Lipton, tea tycoon – died on 2 October 1931

‘Errand boy who became a millionaire’   Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, the Glasgow-born self-made man who worked himself up from errand boy to become a millionaire, died in London on 2 October 1931 – he was 81.   Below is a newspaper report (published the day after his death) that offers an overview of Lipton’s amazing life and achievements.     This image of Sir Lipton, shows him in the uniform of the City Lieutenancy.   Discover more about Sir Lipton

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