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News Archives

BBC News: The Hanging of Derek Bentley

Tells the story of Derek Bentley, executed at Wandsworth Prison in January 1953 and granted a Royal pardon forty years later in 1993.

BBC On This Day: Bomb Explosions in Manchester

BBC news coverage of two IRA bombs that exploded in Manchester in 1992 injuring 65 people.

British Pathe Limited

Contains the entire British Pathe News archive. Covers news, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896 to 1970.

The Disability Archive UK

A database of downloadable documents and articles relating to disability that assist disabled people, students and scholars with understanding past acts and disability laws.

Londonist: News Archives

Monthly news archives of past London based stories.

Mail Online: Tower Bridge During Construction

Highlighting a fasinating collection of 50 sepia photographs of the construction of Tower Bridge in 1892 found in a skip in 2006.

The National Archives: News

Provides news articles from past years with details of recently released files from the Freedom of Information Act.


Online archive of six nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers.

Suffolk 1953 Floods

An archived site from the BBC providing images, flood victims stories and personal accounts of the 1953 floods within the Suffolk areas.

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