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As The National Archives' Chief Executive announces she is to step down, Alan sets out his hopes for the institution's future.
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Previously unseen video footage of life throughout the 20th century has been made available to view online for the first time.
After an eventful night with a local history society, Alan Crosby celebrates some unexpected links to the past
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The records of thousands of British people transported to Australia have been made available online at two leading genealogy websites, offering family historians new ways to track down their criminal ancestors.
As the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day, Alan reflects on the impact of persecution and oppression across Britain.
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The February 2010 issue of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine is on sale now, featuring everything you need to trace your coalmining ancestors and a free copy of the official showguide for this year's Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE event.
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The names of the celebrities taking part in the new US version of Who Do You Think You Are? have been announced
As an appeal is launched to keep the Staffordshire Hoard in local museums, Alan laments the lack of public spending on historical discoveries.
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Thousands of baptism and burial records from the east of England have been added to the collections at Findmypast.co.uk.
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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine has once again teamed up with the British Library to offer readers 50% off the price of download passes to their collection of 19th century newspapers
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