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Plus: New online genealogy course seeks students; FamilySearch unveils major updates; 'Reverse genealogy' organisation launches
Valerie Bertinelli learns of royal connections in WDYTYA? USA, while Tony Robinson uncovers WW2 stories in a repeat of Walking Through History
Family historians could discover whether there are any black sheep lurking in their family tree following the digitisation of millions of records from The National Archives
Plus: PBS postpones the next series of Finding Your Roots after Ben Affleck controversy
There's another chance to see Gary Lineker's episode of WDYTYA? on Watch plus a host of military history shows to get your teeth into this week
The BBC has announced the latest line-up of celebrities that will feature in the new series of WDYTYA?  
Plus: Hue & Cry index added to Findmypast; East Sussex illegitimacy records hit the web; Howes surname project reaches milestone
The history of Verdi's La Traviata is explored in a new BBC Two programme, while there's stories of separated sisters and more in Long Lost Family
Plus: ONS seeks feedback on 2021 Census proposals; Lincoln children to get WW1 genealogy help; AncestryDNA service launches Down Under
Records of more than 460,000 soldiers who served during the Napoleonic Wars – including at the Battle of Waterloo – have been made available to explore on Ancestry
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