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Users of the genealogy website Ancestry.co.uk will now be able to access new naval records from 1802-1919
Read a preview of next week's TV and radio highlights, including the fourth episode of Who Do You Think You Are? 2014 featuring Brendan O'Carroll
Following lower than expected ticket sales, the team behind the first ever WDYTYA? Live Scotland event has cut the show down to just two days
Read a preview of next week's TV and radio highlights, including the third episode of Who Do You Think You Are? 2014 featuring Tamzin Outhwaite
Patricia Groves, one of the experts who helped with the research on Julie Walters’ episode, tells us more about the background to the Land War and the Ladies’ Land League
Minoo Bhatia, who directed the episode of Who Do You Think You Are? featuring Julie Walters, tells us what it was like to film with one of Britain’s best-loved actors
In this special weekly round-up, we look at the variety of records sets that have been made available online to mark the start of the WW1 centenary
Read a preview of next week's telly picks, including the second episode of Who Do You Think You Are? 2014 featuring actor Brian Blessed
Find your First World War Army ancestors with our free 10-page research guide, available to download now
Millions of First World War prisoner records held by the International Committee of the Red Cross have been uploaded to the web for the first time