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By Roy Greenslade: The British Library is to digitise up to 40m newspaper pages and then make them available online. They will include paper…

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By Roy Greenslade: The British Library is to digitise up to 40m newspaper pages and then make them available online. They will include papers – local, regional and national – dating back to the early 1700s.

The vast majority of the library’s 750m pages of newspapers

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