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...and the goose is getting fat. Alan takes a look back at Christmas dinners of the past, and discovers there's very little that's 'traditional' about turkey.
The makers of two new BBC history shows are looking for help – and you may have just what they’re looking for
This year's Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE promises to be bigger and better than ever – and event organisers have revealed the first celebrity guest.
Records detailing the service of thousands of RAF officers can now be searched online for the first time
If you have coalminers in your family tree, we show you how to tap into the rich seam of information. Plus, with just weeks to go until Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE, there's a free official showguide for every reader – the best way to find out about the event before it happens.
As much of Britain is hit by more autumnal storms, Alan Crosby wonders about the power of nature on our local environment
A tattered wartime photograph leads Alan Crosby to reflect on the impact of the Great War on his family tree – and on towns and villages around the country
Full service records of millions of First World War soldiers are available to browse online for the first time at Ancestry.co.uk.
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