Baroness Scott has put forward an amendment to the Deregulation Bill, which – if approved – could see plans put in place to make English and Welsh civil registration records available digitally
Plus: Online BMD certificates discussed in House of Lords; Glasgow WW1 database launches online; ScotlandsPlaces adds poll tax volumes and more
Find out what's on over the festive period with our TV and radio guide, including details of a Christmas Holiday of My Lifetime
Researchers can now order digital copies of probate records dating back to 1858 following the creation of a new online system
Plus: Scotland's 1925 Valuation Rolls go online; Headstone photographs added to TheGenealogist; 23andMe launches in the UK and more
A new documentary looks behind-the-scenes at Britain's most famous cathedral, while there's also a chance to see Lesley Sharp's WDYTYA?
Family historians can now discover whether their ancestors belonged to a trade union following the digitisation of records held at the University of Warwick
Tickets for Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 are now on sale! Find out how you can get your hands on two tickets for the Birmingham event for just £22
The National Library of Ireland has confirmed it will be scanning its entire collection of microfilmed Catholic parish registers, with the images available to download for free by summer 2015.
Michael Portillo makes his final continental railway journey of the series, while there's also a chance to revisit Nigel Havers' classic episode of WDYTYA?
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