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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we have published an incredible 425,285 brand new pages on The Archive, with 22 brand new newspaper titles joining us over the last seven days alone. Our new titles hail from the north and south of England, as well as from Scotland and from Wales. Meanwhile, we have updated 147 of our existing titles, from Abergele to Acton, from Southall to Spalding, and beyond. Furthermore, using our new newspapers, we discover more about the tragic sinking of the SS Utopia off the coast of Gibraltar, which

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we have added an amazing 293,242 brand new pages, with 29 brand new titles joining us from Scotland, Wales and eighteen English counties. Meanwhile, we have also been busy attending to our existing titles, with 60 of these updated in all over the past seven days. With all these brand new pages added to The Archive, we now have over 48 million pages available to search, with the milestone of 50 million pages on the horizon. So read on to discover more about all

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

As we move now into February we have been extremely busy here at The Archive, adding 139,438 brand new pages to our collection, with the addition of two brand new titles over the past seven days. Meanwhile, we have made significant updates to a range of our existing titles, with 26 titles updated in all. So read on to discover more about our two new titles of the week, one of which represented the interests of the various Nonconformist Protestant groups of the nineteenth

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we have been busy adding another 73,020 brand new pages to our collection. We’re delighted to welcome two brand new titles as well, which both hail from the county of Lancashire. So read on to discover the latest from Lancashire, what pages we have added to our existing titles, and how baseball fever swept Britain in the 1890s. Register now and explore the Archive First member of our Lancashire double act this week is the Haslingden Gazette. Established in 1863, this weekly

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week has been as busy as ever at The Archive, as we have added 147,902 brand new pages to our collection. Moreover, we are delighted to welcome three brand new titles from England’s north west, as well as extensive updates to some of our regional, international and specialist titles. So read on to discover which new titles we have added this week, to find out more about our updated titles, as well as to learn how public baths changed the lives of the

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Hot off the press – papers added this week

Over the past seven days, we’ve added 17,122 pages to The British Newspaper Archive. These additions include three brand new titles as well as additions to three existing titles. For the first time ever, we offer articles from these three English papers: Alcester Chronicle (published in Alcester, Warwickshire), Eastern Daily Press (published in Norfolk, Norwich), and Ripley and Heanor News and Ilkeston Division Free Press (published in Ripley, Derbyshire). Register today and view 3 free pages! By clicking on the titles below, you can

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Easter traditions around the world

This week for Easter, we took a look through our newspapers to find Easter traditions across the globe.  The papers in the British Newspaper Archive report events from around the world as well as explore international customs and traditions.  We found traditions in Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, France, and England. Easter Customs In 1933, The Sphere did a feature on Easter customs in many lands. In one image, you can see fishermen from Galilee, in present-day northern Israel.  The caption tells us

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