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We’ve Reached 50 Million Pages – Celebrating 50 Fantastic Things About The Archive

Today we have reached a landmark of 50 million pages all now available to search on the British Newspaper Archive. That’s 50 million pages of news stories that span four centuries, from 1699 to 2009, that come from the United Kingdom and Ireland, and beyond. And we’re not stopping here – we plan to add millions more pages over the coming weeks, months and years. When the British Newspaper Archive was launched in partnership with the British Library in November 2011 a goal of

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Hot Off The Press – Updated Titles This Week

Over the past seven days at The Archive we have added 199,758 brand new pages to our collection, including updates to 18 of our existing titles from England, Scotland, Wales and beyond. Meanwhile, we have added an amazing 140,396 new pages to our special international title the Civil & Military Gazette (Lahore), which traces its origins all the way back to 1845. Read on to find out more about this newspaper title that helps us to tell the story of India and Pakistan under British colonial

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we are excited to bring you 95,362 brand new pages, which span over 200 years of headlines. Meanwhile, we have added five new titles, from Swanage to Sheffield, and South London, and we continue to tell the story of the British Empire, and the struggle for independence from the Empire, with the addition of India, the original organ of the Indian National Congress. So read on to discover more about our new titles of the week, as well

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Introducing Free to View Pages on the British Newspaper Archive

Following the extension of our successful partnership with the British Library, we are delighted to announce that millions of pages will be made free to view on the British Newspaper Archive, with one million of these free to view pages made available today. Register now to explore FREE pages Working together over the past decade to provide the largest online collection of British newspapers, the British Newspaper Archive now hosts over 48 million pages in total, with a remit that extends beyond Britain

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

We’re welcoming the New Year at the British Newspaper Archive with a swathe of brand new titles, eight in all, as the presses have continued to whirr over the Christmas period. Over the past fortnight we have added 180,462 brand new pages, with new titles spanning England, Scotland, Wales and beyond. So read on to find out about the 115 years’ worth of headlines we have added, as well as to discover which new titles have joined our Archive, and how

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we have added nearly 180 years of historic headlines, with 167,302 brand new pages joining us, spanning the years 1820 all the way through to 1999. We have four very exciting new titles joining us this week too, with additions to our collection of international newspapers, as well as to our Irish and national holdings. Read on to discover more about our new titles, the updates we have made to our existing publications, as well as one of the

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